Redplanet

11.02.12
Visualized: Curiosity rover's self-portrait
11.02.12

Visualized: Curiosity rover's self-portrait

No, Disney isn't working on Wall-E the live action movie. Pictured above is a self-portrait of NAS...

By M. Hearn,   11.02.12
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10.03.12
NASA's Curiosity rover checks in on Foursquare, gives Mars its first mayor
10.03.12

NASA's Curiosity rover checks in on Foursquare, gives Mars its first mayor

Yes, seriously. NASA announced on Wednesday that its Curiosity rover had "checked in" on Mars via...

By M. Hearn,   10.03.12
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08.23.12
Rovio takes Angry Birds Space for a spin with NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, teases Red Planet for fall (video)
08.23.12

Rovio takes Angry Birds Space for a spin with NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, teases Red Planet for fall (video)

It was almost as inevitable as gravity, really. Rovio has teamed up with NASA to offer a special,...

By J. Fingas,   08.23.12
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08.20.12
NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016
08.20.12

NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016

The surface of Mars? Psh... been there. With the Curiosity stage well under way, our exploration o...

By Z. Honig,   08.20.12
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02.21.12
Simulated NASA mission to ask 'Are there snacks on Maaaaaaarrrrrs?'
02.21.12

Simulated NASA mission to ask 'Are there snacks on Maaaaaaarrrrrs?'

When we've been forced to travel to an alien world, the one thing that makes us more likely to tur...

By D. Cooper,   02.21.12
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05.25.11
NASA abandons Mars rover Spirit, chooses to remember the good times
05.25.11

NASA abandons Mars rover Spirit, chooses to remember the good times

More than a year after it first lost contact with its Mars rover Spirit, NASA has finally decided...

By A. Toor,   05.25.11
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04.15.07
Ill-fated Mars Global Surveyor has human error to blame
04.15.07

Ill-fated Mars Global Surveyor has human error to blame

While we've no idea how much the Mars Global Surveyor actually cost to construct, launch, and manag...

By D. Murph,   04.15.07
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11.16.06
Arizona student envisions giant space mirrors for terraforming Mars
11.16.06

Arizona student envisions giant space mirrors for terraforming Mars

Anyone who's ever read science fiction knows that in addition to space elevators and transporters,...

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06.12.06
Britain's "Bridget" rover hopes to explore Mars
06.12.06

Britain's "Bridget" rover hopes to explore Mars

Even though we were pretty sure that the whole "life on Mars" issue had already been settled, scient...

By Evan Blass,   06.12.06
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