I found a secondhand telescope, now what?
How my fascination with astronomy began with a chance encounter during a burrito run.
NASA details its plans to reach and explore the red planet
And it involves testing new technologies within the moon's orbit before using them for actual Martian missions.
6 technologies that will help humans survive on Mars
Getting to Mars is one thing, but staying there presents its own set of challenges. Our friends at Inhabitat highlighted six technologies that could help humans survive on the red planet.
ICYMI: Mars life, bendy smartphone screens and more
Check out the group of earthlings who voluntarily camp away from civilization for eight months to simulate living conditions on Mars for the people who will eventually attempt to colonize it. That and more, in today's ICYMI.
The Hubble Telescope's breathtaking views of space
A brief survey of the stunning images Hubble has captured in space over the last 25 years.
ICYMI: Crowdfunded rocket, swimming robotic bees and more
Engadget's Space Week takes flight with stories about the crowdfunded rocket to the moon and other, more early pleasures, on today's ICYMI.
Thousands of images from NASA's Apollo missions make it to Flickr
More than 8,4000 high-res images from NASA's Apollo missions are now on Flickr.