NASA rover reaches Mars in search for signs of past life

Perseverance, the largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world, touched down on Mars yesterday. The $2.4 billion rover arrived at Jezero Crater, a basin that scientists say was once flooded with liquid water.

Mars rover data indicates ancient megafloods

Raging megafloods, likely triggered by the heat of a meteoritic impact, roared across Gale Crater near the equator of Mars some 4 billion years ago, creating gigantic sedimentary ripples visible today.

NASA, ULA Launch Perseverance Rover to Mars

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of ancient life and collect samples to send back to Earth.

Curiosity drills into clay unit; InSight ‘mole’ tests continue

Curiosity Mars rover has started drilling into a clay-bearing unit on the lower slopes of Mount Sharp, while the InSight's mole ran into a sub-surface obstacle of some sort on 28 February after hammering its way just 30 cm into Martian soil.

Opportunity Mars Rover is now lost to us

Opportunity landed on Mars more than 15 Earth years ago, on January 25, 2004. Originally designed for 90-day lifetimes, the rovers persisted. It roved a staggering 45.16 kilometers across the Red Planet.

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Will Land in Jezero Crater

Mars 2020 is set to visit the Red Planet to take scientific data and hunt for past signs of life, and to better understand the planet for a future human visit.

A giant dust storm is raging on Mars

One of the thickest dust storms ever seen on Mars has been spreading since early June. The Opportunity rover - 1 of 2 active rovers on Mars - has suspended science operations.

Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA’s Next Red Planet Rover Mission

The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, scheduled to launch in July 2020, to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on Mars.

Veins on Mars were formed by evaporating ancient lakes

Mineral veins found in Mars's Gale Crater were formed by the evaporation of ancient Martian lakes, a new study has shown.

Curiosity 2.0: This Is NASA's Next Mars Rover

The Mars 2020 mission will look a lot like NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, but will feature some impressive tools to track down ancient life and do some important groundwork ahead of a future human mission.

Mars Rover discovers 'a completely new thing'

While looking for a safe place to weather the cold Martian winter, the rover Opportunity spied something protruding from the Mars regolith -- something it's never seen before.