Astronauts pass one-year mark on fake mission to Mars aboard pretend spaceship
June 13, 2011, 11:36 a.m. by Space.com Inc.
Project meant to study how human beings cope with the stress of confinement and flight in space for long stretches of time.
Next Mars Rover faces budget, timing and tech hurdles
June 8, 2011, 3:33 p.m. by Space.com Inc.
New rover designed to look for signs that Mars is capable of, or was previously capable of, supporting life.
White House: China is potential partner in future Mars exploration
May 8, 2011, 5:57 p.m. by Space.com Inc.
President Barack Obama views China as a potential partner for an eventual human mission to Mars. Any manned Mars spacecraft voyage would likely require international cooperation.
Water-powered spaceship could make Mars trip on the cheap
March 25, 2011, 2:29 p.m. by Space.com Inc.
Concept vehicle would allow easier, comfier and cheaper space travel to Mars — around $1 billion or so.
Are Earthlings from Mars? New tool may reveal your alien ancestry
March 24, 2011, 10:49 a.m. by Space.com Inc.
New technology may help scientists determine if Mars microbes traveled through space and began life on Earth.
Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest
What to do with the remains of a beloved pet
A mysterious seismic wave washed over the planet, and now we think we know what it was
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Say hello to the Goliath birdeater spider
8 surprising facts about hamsters