The rover shut down science activities a few days ago.
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
The early solar system was a wild, world-destroying place.
The robot's failed mission shouldn't come as a shock.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
Short answer: a time machine
Bringing snark to Mars
Interplanetary dune buggy
Can you drive the rover, or will you break it?
We think you can, Opportunity.
One small flight for drones
There's a good reason NASA hasn't said they've found life on Mars—it's beyond their current capabilities.
And now we know exactly where it's going to poke around.
The longest-running surface mission laid the groundwork for some big things ahead.
Lost on the Red Planet? Ask Dr. Fred Calef III
Stranger worlds to come
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
A deep-dive on whether we can handle the implications of such a discovery
Mark Watney, eat your heart out
The Force is strong with this rover
If you want to go to Mars, fly American
BILI is like radar for biomolecules
Just a pale blue dot.
Autonomous science-bots will make it easier to explore our solar system … and beyond.
Here's why that's important for mission scientists here on Earth.
Sorry, no aliens—yet.
It's caught in a storm that now covers a quarter of the planet, and is still growing.
But that's not too weird for the red planet.
They were good while they lasted
Eyes in the Martian sky
European Space Agency's long-awaited astrobiology project is set to take off
NASA has a grand new simulation
The revolutionary explorer gets a life extension
This rover is made in China
The importance of today's landing
Hang in there, sleeping beauty.
The window of Opportunity is closing.
A rover of her own.
If alien life exists below the surface of Mars, it might very well have a thing or two in common with these populations.
The rover took the shot, but never had the chance to send it back to earth.
Future Mars rovers might come with unmanned helicopters
NASA is taking suggestions this week
In the California desert, Honeybee Robotics is testing a drill that could search for life on other worlds
Can you hear Mars now?
Now, on up Mount Sharp
Scattered robot dreams
If at first you don't succeeed...
It's having memory issues.
His favorite astronaut, his most beloved fictional space explorer, and the discoveries that would have changed the plot of 'The Martian.'
The little rover that could.
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.
Plus a sneak-peak review of the first 49 minutes of the film
Protecting alien sites from Earth contamination
No sign of sandworms so far
Potential evidence of tiny, ancient Martians
Some of the coolest views that people can see on Mars when we finally get there.
Orbiting laboratory could pave the way for a landing party
The anniversary of the Viking landing
The robot got a sort-of, almost, artificially intelligent upgrade
In memory of "the last moonwalker"
It was warm and wet right around the time life got its start on Earth.
The mystery of Martian farts won't be solved overnight.
But the new Mars orbiter is a big success
Not even space robots are immune to the effects of old age
InSight is blasting off this week.
More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?
Thankfully, NASA condensed the 11-year journey into an 8-minute video
But settling the life-on-Mars debate is just the beginning
Almost as good as the book
Mystery solved, thanks to a sand box in a wind tunnel
Here are some of our faves
Future astronauts may depend on it, and a new forecast is about to be put to the test
Ready, set, go.
Kepler and Dawn guzzled through their precious gas for similar reasons.
It's not actually dark and it's definitely not red.
No spaceship required
If you can make it here, you'll make it anywhere
A power trip to the red planet.
And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study
Made in the USA
A lesson from the Apollo missions
New research hints at how hydrogen ends up in rocks
Oxygen-breathing critters might be more plausible than we thought.
You've likely outlived the company that wanted to film you dying on Mars.
It's the dawn of Martian seismology.
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
An interview with Keri Bean, NASA engineer and R2D2's best friend
Salt waters run deep
Explore the Red Planet with HoloLens at the Kennedy Space Center
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
Deep Sea Meets Deep Space
The news isn't great, but it's not a showstopper either.
InSight will tell us about the planet's interior, but it's got to stick the landing first.
Saturn's moon is shockingly Earth-like, so NASA is sending a drone.