Trump Authorizes NASA Funding & Mars ExplorationPresident Trump signed a bill Tuesday that updates NASA's mission to add exploration of Mars, and authorizes $19.5 billion in spending for the U.S. space agency for the current budget year.
NASA Study In Hawaii Paving Way For Human Travel To MarsA group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars.
NASA Troubleshooting Drill Problem On Curiosity RoverEngineers are troubleshooting a snag on NASA's Curiosity that's preventing the rover from moving its robotic arm and driving to another spot on Mars, the space agency said Tuesday.
Space Station Receives Oldest Female Astronaut, Bit Of MarsThe International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world.
Researchers Training In Hawaii To Simulate Mars MissionScientists will mix biology and geology this month inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as they help NASA get ready for an eventual manned mission to Mars.
SpaceX's Elon Musk Elaborates On Plan To Colonize MarsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars.
SpaceX's Musk Envisions 1,000 Passenger Ships To MarsOn a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet well within the next century, "Battlestar Galactica" style.
NASA Continues Splashdown Tests, This Time With DummiesNASA says it's simulating a splashdown of its Orion spacecraft, this time with crash test dummies, as it prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.
SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsDuring an interview on Wednesday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that, if things go according to plan, people will be on Mars just nine years from now. "We should be able to launch people in 2024, with arrival in 2025," he said.
Mars, Earth, Sun Line Up Perfectly This WeekendSky-watchers, gazing to the southeast at nightfall, can enjoy a brighter, seemingly bigger Mars into June.
Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, A Cosmic 1stForget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room. It's a technology demo meant to pave the way for moon bases and Mars expeditions.