Mars Ingenuity helicopter successfully completes second, riskier flight

The Ingenuity helicopter successfully completed a second flight on Mars Thursday, and it was even more…

Mars Helicopter Flight Delayed to No Earlier than April 14

Based on data from the Ingenuity Mars helicopter that arrived late Friday night, NASA has chosen…

The Ingenuity helicopter carried a piece of the Wright brothers history to Mars

Humanity’s first Wright brothers moment on another planet will happen in April. The Ingenuity Mars helicopter will attempt…

Touchdown! NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet

The largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world touched down on Mars Thursday,…

China’s Mars Mission Begins Orbit of the Red Planet

The Tianwen-1 mission is the second of three new visitors to Mars this month. After traveling…

NASA Moves Forward with Campaign to Return Mars Samples to Earth

NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) are moving to the next phase in a campaign to…

Elon Musk Swears He’ll Send Humans to Mars by 2026. That Seems Impossible.

Elon Musk says he believes he’ll send people to Mars by 2026, or even 2024. This timeline has Musk…

Europe steps up contributions to Artemis Moon plan

Thales Alenia Space in Italy will produce Europe’s two major contributions to the Lunar Gateway, a…

Wiggly wheels might help rovers plow through loose lunar soils

This toylike model robot trundles over terrain in which simpler bots would get stuck A truly…