8 biggest mysteries of Mars explained
November 19, 2011, 9:34 a.m. by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Among the biggest mysteries are questions like was there ever water on Mars, did life exist there and could humans ever live on the planet?
Russia still attempting to make contact with Phobos-Grunt probe
November 14, 2011, 6:22 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Scientists downplay the danger the spacecraft's toxic hydrazine fuel poses in the event the probe should fall back to Earth.
Finding the science in failure: A scientist's perspective on Phobos-Grunt
November 14, 2011, 9:50 a.m. by David Warmflash, SPACE.com
David Warmflash shares his thoughts on how the Phobos-Frunt mission might be saved and what it feels like to have a spacecraft on the edge.
NASA to launch ambitious new rover to Mars
November 9, 2011, 10:22 a.m. by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com
The Curiosity rover is the most expensive and ambitious class of spacecraft designed to explore the solar system.
Russia's Mars ship apparently stuck in Earth's orbit
November 9, 2011, 12:09 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
If the Phobos-Grunt cannot be salvaged, it would mark the fourth straight Mars failure for Russia.
Ancient Mars water may have flowed underground
November 2, 2011, 2:14 p.m. by Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com
Evidence of various levels of clay hint that water may have once existed, but scientists aren't sure what the water went.
Mars rover discovers water hotspot, signs hospitable to life
September 2, 2011, 11:39 a.m. by Space.com Inc.
Rover reaches the Endeavour crater after traveling since August 2008.
New study says Mars more habitable than previously thought
August 23, 2011, 11:51 a.m. by Space.com Inc.
The composition of Martian soil may be 'comparable' to what is found in soil on Earth.
PETA requests that all Mars missions should be vegan
August 19, 2011, 3:18 p.m. by Space.com Inc.
SpaceX's Elon Musk predicts that a vegan diet would be likely on Mars due to the 'energy and space needed to raise farm animals.'
Final space shuttle crew heads to Manhattan for publicity tour
August 16, 2011, 10:41 a.m. by Space.com Inc.
The crew will visit museums, talk with Stephen Colbert and hang out with Elmo.