Tagged With Mars Mission

'We want our country to do it first': A NASA executive says a US-China Mars mission is not in the cards


SpaceX test-fired a giant rocket engine with 'insane power' for moon and Mars missions. The future of Elon Musk's company may ride on its unrivalled performance.


China wants to launch to Mars next year — part of an ambitious plan to bring the first Martian soil samples back to Earth



NASA's $830-million Mars mission is about to land. Here's a second-by-second timeline of the InSight probe's treacherous journey to the Martian surface.


NASA's InSight robot is about to land on Mars. Here's how it might survive '7 minutes of terror' and make incredible discoveries about the red planet — and Earth, too.


SpaceX is quietly planning Mars-landing missions with the help of NASA and other spaceflight experts. It's about time.



Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon, but his proposed budget cuts NASA funding close to an all-time low


Elon Musk wants to live on Mars, but this planetary scientist says that's a terrible idea


Watch SpaceX test its most powerful rocket engine yet


NASA's newest Mars mission lands on Monday — here are 13 incredible facts you should know about the red planet


NASA built and tested a 'truly astounding' nuclear reactor that may help astronauts travel longer, farther, and faster in space


Elon Musk wants people to live on Mars by 2030 -- and this isolated Hawaiian base camp is the closest we've come to that vision yet



Scientists think this enormous crater could be the birthplace of alien life on Mars


A former NASA scientist says 'The Martian' movie 'is completely doable.' But Elon Musk's city on Mars is another story.