The longest-running surface mission laid the groundwork for some big things ahead.
And now we know exactly where it's going to poke around.
There's a good reason NASA hasn't said they've found life on Mars—it's beyond their current capabilities.
One small flight for drones
We think you can, Opportunity.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
Here's why that's important for mission scientists here on Earth.
Ready, set, go.
A newly-investigated essay from 1939 reveals Churchill's thoughts on E.T.
If at first you don't succeeed...
But the new Mars orbiter is a big success
Mars is hard
The importance of today's landing
Coverage begins at 6am Eastern, but tune in at 10:40am for the "six minutes of terror"
This rover is made in China
Here are some of our faves
Can you hear Mars now?
Can you drive the rover, or will you break it?
NASA has a grand new simulation
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
See you on the dark side of the moon
Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.