822 Martian days after landing, NASA’s Curiosity rover, carrying the Mars Science Laboratory, continues on its extraordinary journey across landscapes that are both utterly alien, and remarkably familiar...
NASA's Curiosity rover provides a beautiful, scientifically appetizing view of what's ahead on Mount Sharp on Mars
As our robotic rovers experience a global storm on Mars it’s an opportunity to reflect on billions of dry, dusty years
A graphic from the Scientific American archive provides context for this month’s Mars landing attempt
Getting to Mars is hard. Getting down onto Mars is harder. The unfortunate demise of ESA's ExoMars Schiaparelli demonstrator module is a case in point
What's happening in the universe?
Where do you test part of the landing system for Mars 2020? High above Earth, of course
The SpaceX vision for a multiplanet species prompts thinking on how to make a planet more habitable
Guess what these images are and earn your stripes as a cosmic sightseer
El módulo de aterrizaje Schiaparelli aún no ha llamado a casa y eso tiene a los científicos temiendo lo peor.
Extended missions to the moon or Mars mean that astronauts may need improved medical care and even the ability to perform surgery in space
The Schiaparelli lander’s failure to phone home has scientists fearing the worst
With the Schiaparelli lander, Europe hopes to join the U.S. and Russia in successfully touching down on the Red Planet
NASA’s former director of astrophysics plans to revolutionize space science with agile, privately funded missions
A prestigious panel of scientists recommends sending humans to the Red Planet as the space agency's wisest long-range goal
The Red Planet is frigid and possibly sterile, but its surface still sees plenty of action
NASA's beautiful collection of astromaterials is meticulously collected, catalogued and preserved for researchers to delve into the origins of our planet and the solar system