NASA’s Curiosity Rover Stumbles Upon a Strangely Complicated Martian Rock

A section of “Strathdon,” as imaged by Curiosity’s Mastcam on July 9, 2019.Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS The Curiosity…

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars

The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Detects Spike in Methane on Mars

A composite self-portrait of the Curiosity Mars rover, 2018.Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech ( (AP) NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered “startlingly…

NASA Put Wheels on Its Mars 2020 Rover and Holy Crap This Is Actually Happening

Jet Propulsion Lab engineers install three right-side wheels on the Mars 2020 rover.Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech It’s amazing…

Spectacular New Crater Discovered on Mars

The new crater discovered by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona A fresh Martian…

Jeff Bezos Outlines Plan to Colonize Space, Interrupted by Chicken Protestor

Photo: John Locher (Associated Press) This week Amazon is hosting its first Re:Mars conference, a Las…

NASA Finally Has a Plan to Try to Free InSight’s Extremely Stuck Probe

The Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package. Evidence of movement around the instrument’s feet suggested things…

Take a Moment to Admire These Passing Clouds on Mars

Martian clouds as seen by Curiosity on May 7, 2019.GIF: NASA/JPL-Caltech Life can be stressful and…

An Astounding Amount of Water Has Been Discovered Beneath the Martian North Pole

The Martian north polar cap. Image: SA/DLR/FU Berlin; NASA MGS MOLA Science Team Using ground-penetrating radar,…