With its daily supply of solar energy increasing, Opportunity has driven off the sunward-tilted outcrop where it spent its fifth Martian winter.
Engineers ran rover-mobility tests on California sand dunes in preparation for operating NASA's Curiosity rover after it lands in Mars' Gale Crater.
MRO has revealed that movement in Mars' sand dune fields occurs on a surprisingly large scale, about the same as in dune fields on Earth.
At 1:31 p.m. EDT, April 27, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, carrying the one-ton Curiosity rover, became 100 days from its appointment with Mars.
A crater NASA's Mars rover Opportunity drove for years to reach is paying off with evidence about wet environments older than any recorded at sites the rover has seen before.
A Martian dust devil roughly 12 miles high (20 kilometers) was captured whirling its way along the Amazonis Planitia region of Northern Mars on March 14.
One particular mountain on Mars has been beckoning would-be explorers since it was first sighted from orbit in the 1970s.
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, halfway to Mars, adjusted its flight path for delivery of the one-ton rover Curiosity in August.
A towering dust devil casts a serpentine shadow over the Martian surface in a new image from the high-resolution camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
NASA's Mars Odyssey, the longest-working spacecraft ever sent to Mars, has now been sending home images for 10 years.
NASA' s associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, John Grunsfeld, has named former veteran NASA program manager Orlando Figueroa to lead a newly established Mars Program Planning Group (MPPG) tasked to reformulate the agency's Mars Exploration Program.
Curiosity, the mini-Cooper-sized rover, is playing the role of stunt double for NASA astronauts, as it monitors radiation levels on its journey to Mars.
Engineers find the cause of a computer reset on NASA's Mars Science Laboratory and determine how to correct it.
One of the instruments on a 2016 mission to orbit Mars will provide daily profiles of the changing structure of the planet's atmosphere.
New color images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show the agency's 2008 Phoenix Mars Lander and the lander that carried its rover Spirit to Mars in 2004.
At least one object in photos NASA's Curiosity rover will transmit from Mars later this year will look familiar to all Americans: a Lincoln penny sent as a camera reference.
This week's solar storm is giving a NASA Mars-bound spacecraft a chance to gauge how such events would affect radiation exposure of future astronauts flying to Mars.
Martian dunes and sand ripples of mixed shapes and sizes form a striking pattern in a recent image from the high-resolution camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
On the eighth anniversary of starting to explore Mars, NASA's rover Opportunity remains busy with new investigations.
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft successfully refined its flight path Wednesday with the biggest maneuver planned for the mission's journey between Earth and Mars.