It's been well established that the Internet has an overactive imagination, but the latest "sighting" in images from the Curiosity rover is a little much for CNET's Eric Mack.
When legendary director Ridley Scott needed advice for his latest movie, about a manned mission to Mars gone awry, he called on the real-life team working to putting astronauts on the Red Planet.
What looks like a mysterious figure in a Mars photo gets the Internet excited; CNET's Eric Mack asks NASA what the space agency makes of it all.
NASA has launched a new website that lets you explore Mars through interactive map made up of images and data from the space agency, including rover mission photos.
The Curiosity rover's high-resolution camera has returned pictures of a dusty sunset on the Red Planet.
We've known for some time that the Red Planet has frozen water and likely once hosted massive oceans, but it turns out Curiosity may not have to dig too deep to wet its whistle.
NASA's plucky old rover Opportunity reached a new milestone by topping a marathon distance on Mars.
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.
Selfies aren't bound to our planet. Plenty of intrepid astronauts and machines have snapped eye-catching self-portraits from space.
The Mars Curiosity rover is trying a new, easygoing drilling technique, and early results indicate acidic water conditions way back in the planet's history.
Satellite shots provide a unique and insightful look at our world, and other worlds, like the Red Planet, too.
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