NASA wants to send a tiny helicopter along with the next 2020 rover mission

It will allow scientists to explore Mars like they could only imagine until now.

NASA lander will study ‘Marsquakes’

The quakes will help scientists learn more about Mars’ interior.

NASA and ESA team up to bring Martian soil back home

A great partnership for a great goal.

A Martian puzzle: is this a supervolcano or an impact crater?

New images may be posing more questions than they answer.

NASA Explores the Use of Robotic Bees on Mars

Marsbees could cover a lot more ground on the Red Planet than sluggish rovers.

NASA’s next mission to Mars will map the planet’s interior, scheduled for May 5th

We’ll learn more about our own home in the process, things that we never could here on Earth.

Water may, ironically, be the root of Mars’ dreariness — it could have sabotaged its magnetic field

The theory shows that as long as Earth’s interior stays hot, it should avoid this fate.

Elon Musk publishes new academic paper detailing his plans to colonize Mars

Finally, a detailed presentation of what’s perhaps the most audacious plan of the century.

An astronomer thought he discovered a new, bright star — turns out, it was just Mars

It’s the rediscovery of the year.

Martian oceans may have been aided by massive volcanoes, research suggests

A song of fire and water, on Mars.

Pee, Poop, and Perspiration Will Be Useful in Traveling to Mars

Astronauts’ waste will not be wasted.

Researchers create the ‘crop hotspot’ map of Mars so we know where to settle

All work and no food would make the colonists very sad. Also very, very dead.

NASA records fascinating Martian landscape of odd rock formation and sand dunes

Mars is still full of surprises.

Re-emerging life in Earth’s driest desert sparks hopes for life on Mars

Life, as they say, finds a way.

NASA could have an orbiting moon base by 2023

It’s like an ISS, but for the Moon!

NASA is taking a Martian meteorite back home — for calibration purposes

The meteorite will be used in NASA’s ambitious Mars 2020 mission.

The Search for Alien Life: We Have Been Looking in the Wrong Places

If there are any, aliens should be less conspicuous and charismatic-looking than most people think.

New panorama shows just how amazing Curiosity’s journey has been on Mars

It’s a breathtaking view!

Tiny nuclear reactors might power the first Martian settlements

It’s the first space-bound nuclear reactor in 50 years.

Brewing beer on Mars? Students find Martian soil is suitable for growing hops

Brace yourselves for Martian craft beer!