Phoenix Mars Lander

NASA Discovers Salty Liquid Water Flows Intermittently on Mars Today, Bolstering Chance for Life

These dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks called recurring slope lineae flowing downhill on Mars are inferred to have been formed…

6 years ago

First Interplanetary CubeSats to Launch on NASA’s 2016 InSight Mars Lander

NASA's two small MarCO CubeSats will be flying past Mars in 2016 just as NASA's next Mars lander, InSight, is…

6 years ago

NASA’s Journey to Mars Ramps Up with InSight, Key Tests Pave Path to 2016 Lander Launch

NASA’s ‘Journey to Mars’ is ramping up significantly with ‘InSight’ - as the agency’s next Red Planet lander has now…

6 years ago

Defining Life I: What are Astrobiologists Looking For?

How can astrobiologists find extraterrestrial life? In everyday life, we usually don’t have any problem telling that a dog or…

7 years ago

Mars One Soliciting Your Research Ideas for 2018 Robotic Red Planet Lander

Would you like to send your great idea for a research experiment to Mars and are searching for a method…

7 years ago

Mars One Proposes First Privately Funded Robotic Mars Missions – 2018 Lander & Orbiter

The Mars One non-profit foundation that aims to establish a permanent human settlement on the Red Planet in the mid-2020’s…

8 years ago

Phoenix Mission Tribute Video

Here's a great video from JPL that shows mission highlights and initial science findings from the Phoenix Mars Lander. Farewell,…

11 years ago

MESSENGER and other Significant Mission Events in 2008

Today, the MESSENGER spacecraft will perform a significant task in its mission by making its first flyby of Mercury (see…

14 years ago