Curiosity snaps a pic of the most rugged plateau it crossed
The 360-degree panorama shows the plateau's craggy surface.
SpaceX wants to land on Mars as early as 2018
An unmanned Dragon capsule could touch down on the planet in just a couple of years.
NASA pours $67 million into solar electric spacecraft engines
It wants super-efficient power for missions headed to asteroids and Mars.
NASA wants the industry's ideas for deep space habitats
Astronauts need to live somewhere on their trip to Mars.
ICYMI: VR Mars bus tour, self-assembling nanowire and more
Your kid's smelly old bus just got a little cooler.
Lockheed Martin's school bus takes you on a ride across Mars
It uses the magic of virtual reality.
Watch SpaceX launch a Dragon supply ship for the ISS today
The rocket will drop off an expandable living space that NASA may eventually use on Mars.
ICYMI: Portable DNA lab, drone inspired by bug and more
The tiny drone can crawl, fly and use its pinchers.
NASA to use the ISS as a testbed for inflatable living modules
Before any sort of experimental gear can go to Mars, it needs to be trialed closer to home.