NASA's plucky old rover Opportunity reached a new milestone by topping a marathon distance on Mars.
Over 200,000 people applied for the chance to visit the red planet and never come back. Now Mars One has whittled the applicant pool down to just 100.
NASA's orbiting Mars probe has spotted two surprises in the Red Planet's atmosphere: an unexplained dust cloud and a deep ultraviolet aurora.
The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.
NASA scientists have analysed the water signatures in Mars' atmosphere to determine that the planet once had a primitive ocean bigger than the Arctic Ocean on Earth.
An electrical hiccup means the Mars rover will be sidelined for a few days as NASA tries to locate the problem.
Curiosity's latest self-portrait shows the plucky machine surrounded by Mars landscape details, including Mount Sharp, cliffs and the crater rim.
It's official: the CraveCast is piloted by a crew of cowards who love space but love watching space operas here on Earth more. Also, we find "Star Wars" everywhere, except in that golden Buddha statue, which had other surprising contents.
All the cool space-geek kids are signing up to die on Mars these days. The CraveCast crew discusses Mars One, what Neil Armstrong kept from the moon and more this Tuesday at noon PT.
We're intrigued by the AirBoard campaign on Indiegogo. While a one-person manned aircraft that can fit into your car trunk sounds pretty fantastic, we've also got some questions about this crowdfunding effort.