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Why does NASA keep launching Wright brothers’ stuff into space?
Ingenuity, the Mars Helicopter, has a tiny piece of the 1903 Wright Flyer on board. Here's why.
Mars may have had recent volcanic eruptions—which is great news for finding life
New evidence points to volcanic activity just 50,000 years ago, a short timespan in the grand scheme.
Life could be hiding deep under Mars
With enough water, underground Mars rocks could support microbial life, a new study says.
New NASA photos show the rusty surface of Mars in full color
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter snapped the photos during its third and longest flight.
Ingenuity flew on Mars. Now NASA will push it to the brink of destruction.
Where NASA is going, they don’t need roads. Or even flat surfaces.
Ask Us Anything: What happens to your body when you die in space?
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
Scientists brought ‘Mars spiders’ to Earth—here’s how
Researchers used Halloween SFX to simulate the Martian south pole in springtime.
Spending time in space could shrink your heart
Zero-gravity affects organ fitness—what does that mean for future space missions?
Was there ever life on Mars? Perseverance’s SHERLOC laser sniffs for microscopic clues
The ultraviolet “imager” is a life-hunting machine more than two decades in the making.
Perseverance’s giant ‘hand lens’ will scour Mars for signs of ancient life
An early version helped identify ancient life on Earth. Now its successor sits on the Red Planet.