The European Space Agency (ESA) is currently working with NASA to develop a major Mars exploration project.
MIT research scientists are planning to check whether we're all Martians, descended from organisms that were carried here aboard meteorites.
Mars and Jupiter's moon Europa should be NASA's main areas of focus over the coming decade, according to a report from the National Research Council.
China is set to launch a Martian lander as early as 2013, according to state news agency Xinhua.
Scientists have been surprised to discover that Martian sand dunes long thought to be static are in fact changing quite fast.
After 230 days in isolation, an international team is about to 'land' on Mars.
NASA's having another shot at regaining communication with the Mars rover Spirit, bogged down in a Martian crater for the last eighteen months.
Scientists are examining the feasibility of constructing hopping vehicles powered by radioactive material to more effectively explore the rugged surface of Mars.
NASA's planning to spend $5 million a year over the next three years on the development of a hypersonic vehicle that could fly at five times the speed of sound.
Brown University planetary geologists have identified a spot on Mars which they say could have been one of the most recent habitable microenvironments on the planet.
A Washington State University professor is calling for one-way missions to Mars - and says he'd be happy to volunteer himself.
NASA has given the green light to the development and 2013 launch of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (Maven) mission, which aims to investigate how Mars lost so much of its atmosphere.
There's been liquid water on the Martian surface throughout the planet's history, measurements by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander suggest.
Martian soil may contain carbon-based organic molecules, the building blocks of life.
Researchers have developed a system allowing large-scale solar power installations to keep themselves clean, based on technology developed for missions to Mars.
If men ever do land on Mars, they could be too feeble to do anything much when they get there, according to new research.
Acclaimed science fiction writer Ray Bradbury says he is mad at president Barack Obama.
A team of researchers says that rocks in the Nili Fossae region of Mars may contain the fossilized remains of life.
NASA has published an amazingly detailed map of Mars which was painstakingly rendered using nearly 21,000 images gathered by Odyssey's Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS).
A research team led by Brown University has found evidence of liquid water on Mars much more recently than previously reported.