Putting Mars 2020 Pieces Together

The Mars 2020 rover heat shield is mated to the back shell in the Payload Hazardous…

Stormy Activity At Mars’ North Pole

This image shows part of the ice cap sitting at Mars’ north pole, complete with bright…

Mars 2020 Rover Completes Its First Drive

NASA’s next Mars rover has passed its first driving test. Click here for…

Newfound Martian Aurora Are Actually The Most Common

A type of Martian aurora first identified by NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft in 2016 is actually the…

Mars Express Views Phobos’ Phases

ESA’s Mars Express recently tracked Phobos as the moon passed in front of the spacecraft’s camera,…

Two Rovers to Roll on Mars Again: Curiosity and Mars 2020

Curiosity won’t be NASA’s only active Mars rover for much longer. Click here…

Global Storms on Mars Launch Dust Towers Into the Sky

Dust storms are common on Mars. But every decade or so, something unpredictable happens: A series…

NASA Updates Mars 2020 Mission Environmental Review

As NASA continues preparations for the summer 2020 Florida launch of its Mars 2020 rover, including…

InSight’s Arm Camera Stares Into the Pit

The shadow of NASA InSight’s robotic arm moves over its heat probe, or “mole,” on Nov.…

Mars 2020 Heads Into the Test Chamber

In this time-lapse video, taken on Oct. 9, 2019, at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,…