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Mars Exploration

A Bold New Chance for Mars Exploration!

Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2012 | Science
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Ph.D.

Certainly, there is no replacement for Earth, and Mars will never be a replacement for Earth. But we do need to move forward, and mission proposals, such as BOLD, will be the first step toward a grand vision.

Mars Rover Moving Again After Five-Month Winter

AP | Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Mars rover Opportunity is on the go again. After spending nearly five months conducting experiments in one spot, the NASA rov...

NASA Reportedly Considering Outpost Near Moon

Posted 02.12.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 02/11/2012 09:32 PM EST on NASA is pressing forward on assessing the value of a "human-tended waypo...

A Tale of Two Martians

Jim Bell | Posted 03.10.2012 | Science
Jim Bell

I recently came across an old copy of Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, and its famous opening line -- "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times" -- made me think about Mars.

Spacecraft To Embark On Groundbreaking Journey

| Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) Planetary scientists may soon get the dirt on a Martian moon—literally. A Russian spacecraft...