mars exploration

China’s Tianwen-1 has Imaged the Entire Surface of Mars, Completing its Primary Mission

After exploring Mars for more than a year, China’s Tianwen-1 space probe has successfully taken images covering the entire Red…

1 month ago

UAE’s Mars Hope Team Publishes ‘Mars Atlas’

The United Arab Emirates Space Agency releases a unique comprehensive atlas of the Red Planet.

6 months ago

This is the Reactor That Could Make it Possible to Return From Mars

Remember when engineers proposed one-way trips to Mars, because round trips are just too expensive to bring people back to…

11 months ago

Swarms of Robots Could Dig Underground Cities on Mars

Underground habitats have recently become a focal point of off-planet colonization efforts.  Protection from micrometeorites, radiation, and other potential hazards…

1 year ago

Ingenuity Completes a Huge 50-Meter Flight on Mars

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter just completed its third test flight and set new records for traveling farther and faster than…

1 year ago

Some Earth Life Could Already Survive on Mars

Mars’ surface is a harsh environment for life.  But life on Earth is notoriously resilient as well.  No one is…

1 year ago

New Drones for Exploring Mars are Getting Tested in Iceland

It's looking more and more like the future of space exploration could involve drones in a big way. We've already…

2 years ago

Astronauts and explorers on Mars could eat lab-grown steaks

Growing meat without the need to grow a whole animal has been the dream of agriculturalists and foodies everywhere for…

2 years ago

This is Where Mars 2020 Rover is Heading. From this Picture, I Think You Can Guess Why

Get used to hearing the name "Jezero Crater." It's the landing site for NASA's Mars 2020 rover. The 2020 rover…

3 years ago

Mars Odyssey Reveals Phobos Using THEMIS

NASA's aging 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter recently snapped some unique views of the twin moons Phobos and Deimos, in an…

3 years ago