Cities around the world host thousands of events October 4–10 for World Space Week 2017. Get excited for "exploring new worlds in space."
How much do you really know about the Red Planet? Do you want to go there some day? Test your Mars smarts with this quick quiz.
Alyssa Carson has a big dream — she's training to be on the first mission to Mars. A new law aims to inspire young women like her to stick with science.
NASA's Curiosity found the element boron on Mars — an element that offers tantalizing clues about whether ancient Mars once harbored life.
Six international scientists who spent a year in near isolation to simulate life on Mars came out of their dome in Hawaii on August 28.
U.S. astronaut Kate Rubins will be testing a new device that analyzes genetic material by sequencing DNA to see if it can be used in space.
Before upcoming U.S. space excursions to the moon and beyond, the rocket booster for the missions underwent a test that turned sand to glass.
A 6-foot, 300-pound humanoid robot named Val may make some of the first footprints on Mars, with a little help from university students.
NASA scientists are looking to make spuds on Mars a reality as they work on developing a mission to that planet and back in the 2030s.