NASA’s new robotic geologist, Mars InSight lander, is due for take-off this weekend. Here, RT.com presents an explainer to help you understand what the mission is about, why it’s important and where is best to watch the launch.
Beginning this fall, NASA will allow private companies "to add their own modules and other capabilities to the International Space Station" as the space agency transitions its attention to reaching Mars by the 2030s.
NASA has posted an image from Mars unlike any seen before. It presents a 360-degree virtual experience anyone can direct and control as if they were onboard the Curiosity rover, all while enjoying the comfort of their own planet.
For the first time, NASA has confirmed the existence of liquid water on the surface of Mars, according to new research announced Monday. The finding stems from data and analysis by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
NASA is trying to make progress toward a manned mission to Mars and, to that end, they are testing a cutting-edge spacecraft breaking system called the Supersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (SIAD).