Looking for life on Mars requires a lot of special instruments. Learn about the science aboard Curiosity.
Whether landing on Mars or returning to Earth, some of the most challenging parts of any mission is the entry, descent and landing.
NASA needs new rockets to reach Mars and beyond. The new plasma rocket VASIMR might be the solution.
How do you fit a telescope the size of a tennis court into a rocket as wide as a pickup truck?
NASA invites YOU to "Be a Martian" and explore the Red Planet's terrain. This is a virtual way for people to explore the Red Planet. Look through different photos of Mars that have been sent back by rovers and orbiters, discover, win points, and even earn badges. Enroll as a virtual Martian citizen and start exploring!