RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

NASA Mars Exploration Program

A collection of news and information related to NASA Mars Exploration Program published by this site and its partners.

Top NASA Mars Exploration Program Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Happy 4th of July from Mars Curiosity rover

    Happy 4th of July from Mars Curiosity rover
    Curiosity took this "selfie" while roving the rocky red planet with its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) showing the American flag on one of its arms.
  • Failure part of SpaceX progress

    Failure part of SpaceX progress
    Only in the space industry can something as spectacular as an exploding rocket be considered part of the process. Such was the case Sunday when a SpaceX Falcon 9 blew up two minutes after liftoff. "It's to be expected," said Roger Handberg, who...

    Study: Mars crater wetter than thought, had water tracks in the last million years

    Study: Mars crater wetter than thought, had water tracks in the last million years
    Mars is thought to have had a watery past, but when exactly it transitioned to its dry and dusty present is up for debate. Now, though, a team of scientists studying the marks on a young Martian crater has found signs that waterlogged debris flowed down...

    Meteorites hold clue to methane mystery -- and potential for life on Mars

    Meteorites hold clue to methane mystery -- and potential for life on Mars
    Scientists have discovered methane hidden in Martian meteorites, which could hint that the elusive gas, which on Earth is often linked to life, might be lurking beneath the surface of Mars today. The findings, published in the journal Nature...

    NASA to study supersonic parachute shredded in 'flying saucer' test

    NASA to study supersonic parachute shredded in 'flying saucer' test
    A supersonic parachute meant to slow a flying saucer during landing quickly failed during a test flight Monday – a second strike that the team had been hoping to avoid. Now, researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory hope to pull more...