Other stories about Mars

Send your name to Mars with NASA's 2020 rover

While human travel to Mars may not happen in our lifetime, you can still pay a "visit" to the Red Planet. Thanks to NASA,...
Happening Now August 19, 2019

NASA will give you 19 grand just to stay in bed

What was your dream job when you were a kid? Those with a sense of adventure probably wanted to be a cowboy, or maybe...
Happening Now March 31, 2019

What was that strange object on the surface of Mars?

One thing we can all agree on, probably, is that outer space is pretty cool. The reasons for that are many, but no doubt...
Happening Now August 19, 2018

Stargazing app millions of people are using

Have you ever looked up at the night sky just to enjoy the stars? There are so many of them, with maybe even some...
Apps June 7, 2018

Tour Mars from the comfort of your living room with this interactive video

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released an incredible, interactive map of Mars, with 360-degree views of the Red Planet.
Happening Now February 10, 2016

Elon Musk's plan to nuke Mars: Could it really work?

Have you been watching the all-new "Late Show with Stephen Colbert"? Since the comedian replaced Dave Letterman behind the desk, he's had some big...
Happening Now September 12, 2015

Send your name to Mars!

You might not be able to visit the Red Planet, but you can send your name on the next mission. The InSight project could...
Happening Now August 22, 2015

Check out NASA's awesome new 3-D Mars rover simulator

It's kind of amazing to think that right this moment, there's a robot on Mars that we built and sent there. It's doing some...
Happening Now August 11, 2015

You have to see this photo of a guy on Mars fixing the Curiosity Rover

Ever since we started landing probes on Mars in 1997, we've dreamed of discovering extraterrestrial life there. Since then, we landed Spirit and Opportunity on...
Happening Now January 26, 2015