Solving the mysteries of the universe
In a wide-ranging interview with PopularScience.com, Aldrin talks about a mission to Mars, 34 years of sobriety and the future of American leadership in space.
The challenge of synchronizing rovers on Mars with their drivers on Earth
NASA's newest Mars project is the most ambitious of its kind ever undertaken
After cruising through space for eight months, and plummeting through the Martian atmosphere for seven minutes, the rover reports success
Intricate, untested sky crane airdrop is better than airbags, according to NASA
NASA already has an orbiter for 2013 and a lander for 2016; now it has another rover in the works, too.
Anyone looking for evidence of life there had better hope it's not red all the way down.
Mars is cooperating
Call us, maybe
Obama calls it a proud moment for the space program and the country
Is that rock brick-red, ochre or salmon-colored?
As Mars rover Curiosity approaches its terrifying landing, we have to face the fact that 'Mars wins most of the time'
NASA is almost done with a month-long set of tests designed to make sure every part of the rover is working.
Mars monikers follow a careful set of rules--but that doesn't mean their Earthbound sister cities can't have a little fun. Just ask the Tartan Martians.
Curiosity has found some intriguing stuff in the Martian dirt, but it's not clear whether trace organic material is from Earth.
Scientists are not immune to superstitions -- they need lucky legumes
360 degrees of lovely Gale Crater
Looking around for methane in Gale Crater, Curiosity found a whole lot of nothing. But that doesn't dash hopes of finding evidence of life on Mars some day.
"One for the history books," says Curiosity's chief investigator