Mars Exploration


NASA’s Flying Saucer Suffers Parachute Failure

NASA’s Flying Saucer for Mars Landing Suffers Parachute Failure

NASA tested the Mars Lander vehicle on Monday. Most of the mission went well until a parachute failed. Details about the failur...

Jun 9 2015, 4:58am CDT

First The Martian Trailer will Blow your Geek Mind

First The Martian Trailer will Blow your Geek Mind

Hollywood takes us fast forward to a time where we send astronauts to Mars. Watch the first trailer of The Martian starring Mat...

Jun 9 2015, 3:30am CDT

NASA to Launch Flying Saucer Test Flight Tomorrow

NASA Set to Test Flying Saucer Tomorrow

NASA is to employ a special flying saucer of sorts for future space missions to Mars. The technology involved in this is highly...

Jun 2 2015, 7:23am CDT

NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Traverses Martian Terrain

NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Traverses Martian Terrain

NASA’s Curiosity Rover traversed the Martian terrain on the Red Planet recently. The pics of the scene are definitely worth wat...

May 26 2015, 5:13am CDT

Liquid Water could be on Mars according to new Curiosity Research

Liquid Water could be on Mars according to new Curiosity Research

The NASA Mars rover is still delivering new results about Mars. Now scientists believe that there could be liquid water on Mars...

Apr 14 2015, 1:11am CDT

NASA Rover on Mars finds Nitrogen

NASA Rover on Mars finds Nitrogen

Curiosity has found another building block of life on Mars....

Mar 24 2015, 3:21pm CDT

Mars One delays Mission Plan amidst Criticism

Mars One delays Mission Plan amidst Criticism

The ambitious project of establishing a permanent human settlement on Mars has again been criticized this week including by a m...

Mar 21 2015, 3:36am CDT

Beagle 2 Mars Lander has been Found

Beagle 2 Mars Lander has been Found

UK Space Agency announced today that the missing Beagle 2 Mars Probe has been found....

Jan 16 2015, 4:25am CST

Mars Rover Engineer puts his Smarts behind Quicklocks Smartlocks

Mars Rover Engineer puts his Smarts behind Quicklocks Smartlocks

A new Kickstarter project aims to get funding for a new smart lock design...

Nov 28 2014, 4:07pm CST

Thigh Bone Spotted on Mars

Thigh Bone Spotted on Mars

A photo of the Mars rover went viral as it shows something that looks like a thigh bone. See the photo below....

Aug 22 2014, 8:59am CDT

Curiosity Rover Celebrates 1st Martian Year

Curiosity Rover Celebrates 1st Martian Year

I almost forgot about the Curiosity Rover on Mars. It still cruises around on the red planet....

Jun 24 2014, 9:01am CDT

NASA hopes to launch Flying Saucer Soon

NASA hopes to launch Flying Saucer Soon

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA hopes to try again to launch a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test Mars mission technology...

Jun 12 2014, 3:30pm CDT

NASA postpones 'flying saucer' test

NASA postpones 'flying saucer' test

NASA to test flying-saucer-like device for Mars landings...

Jun 11 2014, 9:59pm CDT

Curiosity rover spots a light on Mars

Curiosity rover spots a light on Mars

Not a Martian with a flashlight...

Apr 9 2014, 1:30pm CDT

NASA Rover Camera Captures Light On Mars, But No Aliens

NASA Rover Camera Captures Light On Mars is Not Alien

NASA’s Curiosity rover recently rolled to a new vantage point on Mars and started snapping photos to send home, and one sh...

Apr 8 2014, 1:44pm CDT

India Launches Mission to Mars

India Launches Mission to Mars

India aims to become the fourth nation on earth to reach Mars...

Nov 5 2013, 10:09am CST

Curiosity Rover Made a Foursquare Check-In from Mars

Curiosity Rover Made a Foursquare Check-In from Mars

First check-in from another planet...

Oct 4 2012, 11:04am CDT

Curiosity Rover Gets Software Update

Curiosity Rover Gets Software Update

New features via software update...

Aug 13 2012, 11:27am CDT

Mars Rover Curiosity sends first Photo

Mars Rover Curiosity sends first Photo

NASA Mars robot has successfully landed on the red planet....

Aug 6 2012, 2:15am CDT

NASA and Microsoft Release Mars Rover Landing for Xbox 360 Kinect Game

NASA and Microsoft Release Mars Rover Landing for Xbox 360 Kinect Game

Free video game from NASA and Microsoft...

Jul 17 2012, 12:14pm CDT

Mars One says to establish First Human Settlement on Mars by 2023

Mars One says to establish First Human Settlement on Mars by 2023

Dutch company Mars One is visionary or crazy?...

Jun 6 2012, 2:24am CDT

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft is on Way Home

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft is on Way Home - Live Updates

The historical Dragon mission is nearing its end. The private spacecraft has just left the ISS. It will land in the Pacific Oce...

May 31 2012, 3:20am CDT

SpaceX Dragon Carries Ashes of James Doohan and Ohters into Orbit

SpaceX Dragon Spaceship Carries Ashes of James Doohan and Ohters into Orbit

SpaceX successfully launched this morning the Dragon Spacecraft into orbit. The spacecraft is bringing supplies to the ISS even...

May 22 2012, 5:39am CDT

SpaceX Dragon to Take off May 19

SpaceX Dragon to Take off May 19

SpaceX is finally ready to take off...

May 14 2012, 2:22pm CDT

SpaceX delays May 7 Mission of Dragon Spacecraft to ISS

SpaceX delays May 7 Mission of Dragon Spacecraft to ISS

SpaceX informs via Twitter that the May 7 launch has become unlikely...

May 2 2012, 1:09pm CDT

NASA Phoenix Mars Lander lands tonight

NASA Phoenix Mars Lander lands tonight

The NASA Phoenix Mars Lander is on track to land on the red planet tonight at around 8pm EST. Update: Phoenix has landed and...

May 25 2008, 12:00pm CDT