Natural compound found in grape skins, berries, and red wine, could help Mars explorers stay fit

It doesn’t necessarily have to be red wine…

Human outposts on Mars could be sheltered by a thin layer of ‘frozen smoke’

Scientists envision using a very thin material to build a huge greenhouse on Mars.

NASA prepares to grow peppers on the International Space Station

A group of researchers at NASA is preparing for the final steps to launch the Española chile pepper into space in November.

A brief history of Martian spacecraft and landers

For the last 60 years, humans have been sending all sorts of spacecraft to the Red Planet — here’s a rundown.

Mars may have been habitable more than 4.4 billion years ago

The story of life on Mars — if there ever was such a thing — may have started much earlier than thought.

Some Martian clouds are made of ground-up meteors

That’s pretty metal.

Curiosity Rover finds clay cache on Mars — potential sign of water

Curiosity is finding water beneath the ground — and in the sky.

Babies born on Mars could diverge from Earthlings within a couple of generations

Mars is a strange place and any humans born there are bound to look radically different.

NASA detects first evidence of a Marsquake

The Mars InSight lander has sensed a quake within the planet.

Yes, there is methane on Mars, new study reports

Exciting times for Mars science.

Mars had giant rivers for billions of years, new study finds

This study offers a vital answer, but also poses a puzzling question.

Curiosity photographs river-like rounded rocks

It’s a hint that Mars had a wet past.

This is Opportunity last view from Mars

NASA just released an amazing 360-degree panorama from the final resting place of the Opportunity rover.

NASA puts InSight experiment on hold because one stubborn rock is blocking their instruments

InSight picked scissors, so it lost to rock.

NASA trains to search for Martian life in world’s driest desert

The Atacama Desert is the most Mars-like environment on Earth.

Spectacular new images show Martian ancient river systems

Did a wet Mars foster life? That’s the big question scientists hope to answer in the future.

InSight lander detects mysterious dips in air pressure on Red Planet (and shares Martian weather forecast)

One day, checking the weather on Mars in real-time will be as easy as googling it.

Ingenious new technique shows Mars’ Mount Sharp to be very porous

Yay for creative science!

InSight beams back first recording of Martian wind

It sounds like a flapping flag.

InSight stretches its solar panels, beams back first clear photo from Mars

Everything is working according to plan on Mars.