A new NASA Interim Directive (NID) aims to ensure that Earth is protected from extraterrestrial contamination.
The Perseverance Mars rover has been attached to an Atlas V rocket in preparation for its epic journey.
An orbiting spacecraft has picked up a phenomenon that, until now at least, had only been seen on Earth.
An increasing body of evidence suggests that Mars may have once had its own spectacular ring system.
For future settlers, living and working on Mars could mean having to undergo genetic modification.
The SpaceX CEO has responded to the claim that his plans to terraform the Red Planet are largely impractical.
A new study has indicated that salty water may be more common on the Martian surface than previously believed.
For the first time ever, organic compounds containing nitrogen have been found inside a meteorite from Mars.
The Mars sample-return mission will be one of the most challenging interplanetary endeavours ever undertaken.
NASA's Curiosity rover has captured a panorama made up of over 1,000 images of the Martian surface.
NASA has finally decided upon a name for its upcoming Mars rover and no, it's not called Rover McRoverface.
Scientists believe that organic compounds known as thiophenes could be an indicator of life on Mars.
NASA has released a fascinating photograph showing a large cave entrance on the slopes of a Martian volcano.
Japan's space agency has greenlighted an ambitious mission to retrieve a piece of Mars' moon Phobos.
A leading British space scientist maintains that Jupiter's icy moon is very likely to be home to alien organisms.
NASA has confirmed that it has almost completed work on its upcoming robotic Mars exploration rover.
A press release concerning an Ohio University scientist's discovery of insects on Mars has been taken down.
NASA and ESA are planning an ambitious mission to return samples of Mars to the Earth for the first time.
A professor emeritus at Ohio University claims that photos taken on Mars show actual live alien 'insects'.
The long-running mystery of methane on Mars has now been joined by another perplexing enigma - oxygen.