It’s a fairly dry and dusty world, so how did Mars get its frosty poles?
We have the answer to this intriguing question
Don’t miss a moment of the action as the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport lander touches down on the Red Planet at approximately 8pm GMT/3pm ET
We find out what you’d be able to see if you were a Martian stargazer
The new finding could add to scientists’ understanding of Mars’ interior and its past potential for habitability
How the Red Planet got its iconic colour.
Could the fourth rock from the Sun have a white Christmas?
In just a few years, one of the space agency’s next big missions will be flying to the Red Planet
This will bring a new perspective to landing, navigating around and studying the surface of the Red Planet
The rover’s team is working to restore its sample-drilling capability using new techniques. The latest development is a preparatory test on Mars
New research shows it was possible for liquid water to reshape the undeveloped and glacial Martian surface
The discovery of evidence for ancient seafloor hydrothermal deposits on the Red Planet identifies an area that may offer clues on the beginning of life
NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter has gained its first look at the moon, pursuing a deeper understanding by examining it in infrared wavelengths
Intense solar activity has sparked the fiercest aurora and radiation reading ever recorded on Mars
This month, movements of the planets will put Mars almost directly behind the Sun, from Earth’s perspective, causing curtailed communications between us and the Red Planet
A routine check of the aluminium wheels on Curiosity has found two small breaks on the rover’s left middle wheel
The giant Martian volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3 million years during the final peak of activity, new research shows
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft performed a previously unscheduled manoeuvre this week
The features would be evidence that the ancient era included some drying after wetter conditions
Erosion-carved troughs may be infant versions of larger features known as Martian “spiders”