Mars

comet

Comet On Near-Collision Course With The Red Planet

Mars is facing a close call this weekend. A rare comet will pass by the planet at an extremely close distance.

10/17/2014

Alyssa Carson

Teen Dreams Of Being An Astronaut, Traveling to Mars

Alyssa Carson is getting ready for a journey to Mars, even though she’s not even old enough to drive yet.

10/13/2014

FBI

FBI Searching For Serial Robber

The FBI is looking for a man in connection with 19 Baltimore area robberies.

10/08/2014

mars

NASA’s Maven Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

09/22/2014

mars

New NASA Mission Hoping To Find Out What Turned Mars Into The Red Planet

This Sunday may mark the end of summer, but it’s the start of a new Mars mission. A NASA spacecraft will lock into orbit on Sept. 21.

09/19/2014

orion

New Spacecraft Designed To Take Americans Back Into Deep Space

NASA is a step closer to launching astronauts from U.S. soil again. Space-X will ferry crew members to the International Space Station starting in 2017.

09/17/2014

opportunity

Mars Rover ‘Opportunity’ Celebrates 10 Years Exploring The Red Planet

If it had lungs and Mars had oxygen, the little rover named “Opportunity” could blow out 10 birthday candles Saturday.

01/24/2014

mars rover

Smithsonian Celebrates Mars Rovers Anniversary With New Exhibit

It’s an out of the world exhibit to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Mars rovers. The Smithsonian is putting together some of the most spectacular pictures from Spirit and Opportunity.

01/08/2014

spacecraft

New Spacecraft Might Reveal How Mars Lost Air And Water

Cracking a Martian mystery. That’s what NASA hopes to achieve with a new spacecraft.

11/13/2013

Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Halloween Candy?

Choose your favorite Halloween candy!

10/21/2013

curiosity

Mars Rover Curiosity Celebrates Its 1st Year On The Red Planet

NASA’s rover “Curiosity” landed on Mars one year ago this week. Its discoveries are already changing science books.

08/07/2013

mars microbe

Researchers Study Organism’s Survival Secrets For Possible Life On Mars

NASA’s announcement this week that there was once water capable of supporting life on Mars was big news. But smaller scale research is underway in Baltimore that could now point the way to life on Mars.

03/14/2013

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