A look back over centuries at man's attempt to uncover information about the 'Red Planet.'Sources: NASA, American Museum of Natural History, and Scientific American
The US manned mission to Mars, whenever that will be, will include a memento from the historic Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.
NASA successfully launched a saucer-shaped space craft designed to prevent crash landings on Mars during test off the coast of Hawaiian island of Kauai.
A NASA landing system that looks like a flying saucer was successfully tested over the Pacific Ocean Saturday.
NASA is testing a 'flying saucer' and a giant parachute off the Hawaiian island of Kauai Saturday. The new test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
The researchers, who saw evidence of glaciers in images taken by orbiters, say NASA's Mars rover Curiosity could provide on-the-ground tests of the hypothesis when it reaches Mt. Sharp.
Curiosity rover: Having spent 687 days on the Red Planet, NASA's Curiosity rover has completed one lap around the sun on Mars.
The BoldlyGo Institute, a Colorado-based nonprofit, is developing a mission to scoop up some dust from the Martian atmosphere.
A panel assessing the US human spaceflight program says that to reach Mars will require 'a very different way of doing things,' including a bigger NASA budget and cuts to other space programs.
NASA is poised to test an inflatable flying saucer that would be used to help land a heavy cargo bay – needed to support human explorers – on Mars. The aim is to create drag as a spacecraft enters Mars' atmosphere.
Using the island of Kauai as a stand-in for Mars, NASA officials plan to test a parachute designed to land a heavy load on the Red Planet.