Soon, autonomous helicopter drone for Martian exploration
Soon, autonomous helicopter drone for Martian exploration

NASA has revealed that it is working on a small helicopter that could fly ahead of future Mars rovers to improve surveillance and navigation abilities on the alien planet.

NASA, Microsoft to help scientists in virtual exploration of Mars
NASA, Microsoft to help scientists in virtual exploration of Mars

The US space agency has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a new software that will enable scientists to work on Mars virtually using a wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens.

Researchers to send seeds to Mars
Researchers to send seeds to Mars

A team of young researchers will send seeds to Mars in 2018 to grow the first plant on the Red planet.

Lost UK-led Beagle 2 lander found 'intact' on Mars
Lost UK-led Beagle 2 lander found 'intact' on Mars

The UK-led Beagle 2 Mars lander, which was previously thought to have been lost on on Mars since 2003, has been found partially deployed on the surface of the Red Planet.

Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars
Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is all set to drill into a crystal-rich rock on the Red planet to find out salt mineral left behind when lake water evaporated, says an Indian-American scientist associated with the project.

NASA to set test inflatable technology
NASA to set test inflatable technology

 The US space agency is planning to test inflatable spacecraft technology for future missions to Red Planet.

India's Mars Orbiter mission completes 100 days in Martian orbit

India's Mars Orbiter completed 100 days of its Martian orbit on the New Year's Day 2015 Thursday, space agency officials said.

New project to grow lettuce on Mars
New project to grow lettuce on Mars

A student team in the UK plans to grow lettuce on Mars by 2018 using the atmosphere and sunlight on the red planet.

UFO watchers spot 'coffin' on Mars?
UFO watchers spot 'coffin' on Mars?

At a time when the human race is trying its best to find a single sign of life on any other planet to assert their beliefs that they are not alone, NASA's Curiosity Rover rather finds 'death' on Mars!

New cheaper, easier route identified for manned mission to Mars
New cheaper, easier route identified for manned mission to Mars

Mathematicians have recently mapped out a new cheaper and easier route for manned mission to Mars, it has been reported.

Mars mountain may have arisen from lake sediments: NASA

A mountain on Mars may have built up over time from lake sediments, according to NASA scientists who have been studying observations from the Curiosity rover scouring the Red Planet.

Radio telescopes on Earth sends 90,000 messages to Mars
Radio telescopes on Earth sends 90,000 messages to Mars

To mark the launch of the first robotic probe to the Red planet, that took place 50 years ago, radio telescopes on Earth sends 90,000 messages to Mars on Friday.

I saw men walking on Mars in 1979:  Ex-NASA employee's startling claim
I saw men walking on Mars in 1979: Ex-NASA employee's startling claim

A former NASA employee named Jackie has made a startling claim saying that she saw two humans walking on the Red Planet towards the Viking Mars lander in 1979 in a footage.

Curiosity rover to probe mysterious rocks on Mars
Curiosity rover to probe mysterious rocks on Mars

The US space agency has directed its Mars rover Curiosity to probe mysterious rocks on Red Planet.

India's Mangalyaan among best inventions of 2014: Time magazine
India's Mangalyaan among best inventions of 2014: Time magazine

Mangalyaan has been named among the best inventions of 2014 by Time magazine which described it as a technological feat that will allow India to flex its "interplanetary muscles."

A book that reveals India's journey to `Mars and Beyond`
A book that reveals India's journey to `Mars and Beyond`

"Reaching for the Stars: India's Journey to Mars and Beyond", a book penned by scribe-writer duo of Pallava Bagla and his wife Subhadra Menon reveals a lot that never made it to the newspapers.

Another Mars Mission by 2020, says ISRO
Another Mars Mission by 2020, says ISRO

After the success of Mars Orbiter Mission, India could be soon gearing up for a similar scientific mission .

China plans to send a rover to Mars by 2020
China plans to send a rover to Mars by 2020

China's Mars rover will be larger, tougher and a better climber, experts said Tuesday as the country plans to send a space mission to land a rover on the Red Planet by 2020.

China unveils Mars rover after India's successful Mangalyaan
China unveils Mars rover after India's successful Mangalyaan

Seeking to catch up with India's Mangalyaan mission, China has unveiled its Mars rover being developed to scurry the Red Planet's surface for signs of water and life and plans to test it in the rugged terrain of Tibet.

Comet debris may lead to long-term changes in Martian atmosphere: NASA
Comet debris may lead to long-term changes in Martian atmosphere: NASA

NASA has revealed that the debris of a wayward comet that buzzed by Mars has had temporary effects on the planet's upper atmosphere, but can also lead to possible longer-term changes.