Due to an equipment malfunction, Schiaparelli plummeted over two miles and was destroyed.
Learn about the technology needed to begin a Martian settlement.
Twenty to forty million years from now, Mars will lose its largest moon.
Why is there life on Earth? Water, a rocky surface, the right amount of distance, and ____________.
Scientists fear these deadly space invaders: microbes.
Mars-bound astronauts will face many dangers including extended exposure to galactic radiation, which has been shown to cause brain damage.
Engineers are developing drone helicopters to fly on the red planet to assist the Mars rover's missions.
Life On Mars? The Curiosity rover found organic molecules on Mars. It’s not exactly “life on Mars” but it’s a good start: Organic compounds are the molecular building blocks of life on Earth. Scientists found the molecules in samples of mudstone in Gale crater, which—it is believed— was a lake billions of years ago. The mudstone contains special clays which […]
Data from the Rosetta mission, the Mars rover and the Herschel space observatory point to water's extraterrestrial origins.