Seven months after NASA's rover Curiosity landed on Mars to assess if the planet most like Earth had the ingredients for life, scientists have their answer: Yes.
Initial analysis of the atmosphere of Mars from NASA's rover Curiosity has shown no sign of methane, a gas detected previously by remote sensors, researchers said on Friday.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, dispatched to look for the chemical ingredients and environments for microbial life, has found traces of compounds containing carbon, an essential building block for life, scientists said today.
A nonprofit foundation wants to recruit a man and a woman - possibly a married couple - for a bare-bones, 501-day journey to Mars and back that would start in less than five years, project organizers said today.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, dispatched to study if the Red Planet could have hosted life, will take its first test drive on Wednesday.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity took a 16-minute drive, its first since reaching the Red Planet to search for habitats that could have supported microbial life.
In the first inventory of minerals on another planet, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity found soil that bears a striking resemblance to weathered, volcanic sand in Hawaii, scientists said.
NASA's newly landed Mars science rover Curiosity snapped the first color image of its surroundings while an orbiting sister probe photographed litter left behind during the rover's daring do-or-die descent to the surface, scientists said.
NASA unveiled plans for its Mars rover Curiosity's first road trip, part of a two-year quest to determine if the planet most like Earth could ever have hosted microbial life, scientists said.
The Mars rover Curiosity zapped its first Martian rock with a high-powered laser gun designed to analyze its mineral composition, and scientists declared their target practice a success.
A NASA rover scouting for signs of past water on Mars has found the strongest evidence yet -- a vein of gypsum, a mineral deposited by water, protruding from an ancie
NASA cheekily calls the Mars Science Lab's risky approach and landing attempt the "seven minutes of terror." In reality, the anxiety at mission control could last much longer.
NASA's Mars science rover Curiosity performed a daredevil descent through pink Martian skies late to clinch an historic landing inside an ancient crater, ready to search for signs the Red Planet may once have harbored key ingredients for life.
NASA scientists have discovered fresh evidence that water is flowing on Mars during its warmest months, raising the likelihood that life could exist on the red planet, the agency said.
Pale-faced but smiling, the crew of a long-duration isolation study emerged bleary-eyed to daylight and applause today after 520 days locked away in windowless, cramped cells to simulate the length of a journey to Mars.
An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida , launching a $2.5 billion nuclear-powered NASA rover toward Mars to look for life habitats there.
Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on the planet Mars, Venezuela's socialist President Hugo Chávez said.
Fashion designer Carly Cushnie, actress Kate McKinnon and videogame creator Kim Swift may not be household names yet, but they are destined to do great things and will be tomorrow's young stars, Forbes magazine said today.