Airbus to build Mars rover to get first soil samples back to Earth

Getting soil samples from Mars to Earth will give scientists a chance to learn a lot more about the red planet. A project to do this has taken a big...

Tear it up on Mars in ‘Red Rover,’ the driving sim built on NASA...

During the festive holiday season in 2016, Alan Chan spent his week’s vacation time off work exploring Mars. In virtual reality, at least. And thanks to his hard work, now...

Scientists think a form of bacteria could help make Mars hospitable to humans

From how we’re going to get there to what we’re going to eat once we arrive, there are plenty of angles to consider when it comes to potentially colonizing Mars....

NASA’s Opportunity Rover is stuck in a giant dust storm — can she make...

A massive dust storm that is about the size of our continent has shrouded Mars, and has covered Opportunity for the last seven days. Not only is much of the...

Mars rover Curiosity finds the building blocks of life on the red planet

NASA/JPLIt has been six years since the Mars rover Curiosity landed on the red planet, and now, the space vehicle has some news to share. NASA held a press...

A miniature chemistry lab is headed to Mars to search for signs of life

The ExoMars mission will include an entire chemistry lab, shrunk down to the size of a toaster oven, with a sophisticated spectrometer to analyze samples from below the Martian surface...

‘Mars, here I come!’ NASA’s InSight launches from California on a six-month journey

NASA's newest mission Insight, developed to probe deep beneath the surface of Mars, began its 300-million mile journey from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The pre-dawn launch was a rare spectacle...

Get up super early and watch NASA’s Insight Mars lander launch live

Night owl? Good news — there’s an historic rocket launch early tomorrow morning that you can catch while the rest of the country is sleeping. NASA’s Insight Mars lander is...

NASA and ESA want to team up to bring Martian soil samples back to...

ESAAs much as the sophisticated laboratories aboard probes like the Curiosity Rover and the upcoming Insight Mars Lander can tell us, having samples of Martian soil in terrestrial laboratories...

NASA reveals its plans to have astronauts orbiting the moon by 2025

At the Space Symposium conference, NASA outlined their plans for the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway, a stepping stone for future missions to Mars. The first Orion test flight will be launched...

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Exclusive: Congress asks U.S. agencies for Kaspersky Lab cyber documents

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel this week asked 22 government agencies to share documents on Moscow-based cyber firm Kaspersky Lab,...