MAVEN is designed to answer questions about the Martian atmosphere. Extremely high resolution ultraviolet imagery may help piece together the big picture.
Researchers using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found that temperatures in the Martian atmosphere regularly rise and fall not just once each day, but twice.
NASA research indicates hunks of frozen carbon dioxide -- dry ice -- may glide down some Martian sand dunes on cushions of gas similar to miniature hovercraft, plowing furrows as they go.
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission is approaching its biggest turning point since landing its rover, Curiosity, inside Mars' Gale Crater last summer.
For the sixth year in a row, a message about the Red Planet is infecting worldwide email boxes.
The parachute for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory passed flight-qualification testing in March and April 2009 inside the world's largest wind tunnel, at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
NASA and Google announce an update to Mars in Google Earth, a 3D Mapping tool for the Red Planet.