China’s first mission to Mars entered orbit this week.
A group of scientists wanted to know if we can grow the ingredients of beer on Martian soil.
Beneath its surface, the Red Planet may be slightly mushy.
Extending Curiosity and Perseverance’s lifespans wasn’t easy. Just ask NASA engineer Matt Keuneke.
It’s a flight of Wright brothers proportions.
Valles Marineris is bigger than the Grand Canyon many times over.
Elon Musk’s one rocket to rule them all put on a dramatic show yesterday.
Subglacial lakes may have been the most hospitable place for life.
The planet is still drying out today. And faster than expected.
A unique trick could let microbes zip from Earth to Mars, for example, and survive the trek.
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