The Latest from Mars
September 21, 2023
A computer pilot helps NASA’s six-wheeled geologist as it searches for rock samples that could be brought to Earth for deeper investigation.
September 6, 2023
Riding with the Perseverance rover, the instrument has proved to be a viable technology for astronauts on Mars to produce oxygen for fuel and breathing.
August 7, 2023
The helicopter performed a short hop to help the team better understand why its previous flight was interrupted.
July 20, 2023
A cutting-edge instrument called SHERLOC, which hunts for molecules potentially related to ancient life, played a key role in a recent study.
July 19, 2023
The six-wheeled geologist is getting some assistance in its in search for diverse rock samples that could be brought to Earth for deeper investigation.
June 30, 2023
The intrepid rotorcraft may head skyward again within the week.
June 22, 2023
A new STEM-themed kit developed in cooperation with NASA-JPL is designed to spark kids’ interest in engineering and space via traditional toys and augmented reality.
June 8, 2023
Martian maps are full of monikers recognizing places on Earth, explorers, and even cartoon characters.
May 18, 2023
The six-wheeled scientist encountered the crater during its latest science campaign in search of rock samples that could be brought to Earth for deeper investigation.
May 11, 2023
Evidence left in rocks is leading scientists to rethink what watery environments looked like on ancient Mars.
April 13, 2023
The history-making rotorcraft has recently been negotiating some of the most hazardous terrain it’s encountered on the Red Planet.
March 31, 2023
The rover continues its hunt for rocks worthy of bringing to Earth for further study.
February 17, 2023
After completing the first sample depot on another world, the rover continues its hunt for Mars rocks worthy of study on Earth.
February 14, 2023
The Red Planet rover snapped a portrait of the sample depot it has assembled with 10 backup sample tubes that could be returned to Earth by a future mission.
January 30, 2023
Ten sample tubes, capturing an amazing variety of Martian geology, have been deposited on Mars’ surface so they could be studied on Earth in the future.