Mars faced an ice age 400,000 years ago, and it's still recovering
Researchers confirm that Mars has seen many ice age cycles over time, and is still coming out of the last one.
Ancient mega-tsunamis hint at cold Martian oceans
And where there were cold oceans, there could well have been life.
Claw inspired by sea urchins' mouth can scoop up Martian soil
The claw-like device can be attached to rovers.
Europe and Russia move their ExoMars mission launch to 2020
Their rover won't be drilling Mars in 2018 as planned.
ICYMI: Barely hoverbiking, new hair dryer tech and more
A couple weeks of effort have netted an actual working hoverbike.
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.