MARS ROVER LAUNCH ROUNDUP | Mars exploration 1970 style by Klaus Burgle.
The Mars Science Laboratory - also known as MSL, or Curiosity - is the most sophisticated Martian vehicle that NASA has ever built. More »
Now that the Mars Science Laboratory has begun its journey, let's step back and remember those depictions of Martian living from years gone by. According to certain past dreamers, Mars is occasionally occupied by nefarious sentient automobiles. More »
At 10:02 AM Eastern Standard Time, the one-ton Mars Science Laboratory began its eight-and-a-half month mission to the Red Planet. Here's the video in case you slept in this morning. More »
November marks the opening of the American Museum of Natural History's brilliant new exhibition, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration. More »
Science fiction is overrun with Martians, from monstrous invaders to shapeshifting superheroes to Santa-kidnapping buffoons. To make sense of over a century's worth of Martians, we present this grid ranking scifi Martians on their goodness and just how alien they are. More »
It took almost 2000 days for the defunct Spirit rover to travel 4.8 miles across the surface of Mars, but thanks to this time-lapse by YouTuber Oisiaa, you can relive its entire journey in 3,418 frames. More »
While you're jumping up and down waiting for us to get a closer look at Mars, you can enjoy looking back through history at all the missions we've launched to the Red Planet. More »