The rover shut down science activities a few days ago.
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.
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
Short answer: a time machine
But that's not too weird for the red planet.
We think you can, Opportunity.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
Bringing snark to Mars
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.
A deep-dive on whether we can handle the implications of such a discovery
If you want to go to Mars, fly American
Just a pale blue dot.
Sorry, no aliens—yet.
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
In the California desert, Honeybee Robotics is testing a drill that could search for life on other worlds
A rover of her own.
NASA is taking suggestions this week
Protecting alien sites from Earth contamination
Here are some highlights from its journey
But settling the life-on-Mars debate is just the beginning