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NASA Mars Orbiter Spies Rover Near Martian Butte - 04/16/2014
An image taken from orbit by MRO shows the Curiosity rover beside a rock layer that may become the mission's next drilling target.Read More >>
Humans to Mars Summit - 04/16/2014
How will we send humans to Mars by 2030? Mars is hard! Hear epic ideas about what it will take to meet the opportunities and challenges.Keynote: NASA Administrator 9 a.m. 4/22Live Webcast Begins 9 a.m. ET on April 22
Mars Close to Earth - 04/14/2014
On April 14, Mars and Earth are the nearest they’ll be till 2016!How to Spot Mars in Night Sky
The Opposition of Mars - 03/28/2014
Earth and Mars are converging for a close encounter. Astronomers call this event an "opposition of Mars" because Mars and the Sun are on opposite sides of the sky.Read More >>More Info on Opposition >>
NASA Orbiter Finds New Gully Channel on Mars - 03/19/2014
Before-and-after observations by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter document the formation of a new gully channel, which likely resulted from action of dry-ice frost.More >>
Recent Videos
Dry Ice Moves on Mars
Is frozen carbon dioxide a key to features in some Martian gullies? To find out, scientists grabbed a bag of dry ice and took a road trip.More >>
Marks On Martian Dunes May Be Tracks Of Dry-Ice Sleds
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.More >>
Mars’ Whirling Dust Devil
Animation of a skinny "dust devil" on the dust-covered Amazonis Planitia region of northern Mars.More >>
Storm Chaser on Mars
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Catches a Twister in Action.More >>
Mars in a Minute: Is Mars Really Red?
The Red Planet -- or is it? This video answers one of the most frequently asked questions about our planetary neighbor.More >>
Where is the Orbiter?
Where is the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter?
View the simulated views and computer generated images of where Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is now.More >>
Mars in The Palm of Your Hands
Tune in with Mars on the go.Download the Be A Martian App, on your Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and Tablets!More >>
Come explore Mars with us
Be part of exploration and discovery, and personally contribute to the expansion of human knowledge for all of us now, and as a legacy for those who follow.More >>
Eyes on the Solar System
"Eyes on the Solar System" is a 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos, including Mars from your computer. Fly with NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. See the entire solar system moving in real time. It's up to you. You control space and time.More >>
Ask Dr. C
Have you ever wondered why Mars is red?
Or, how long does it take for Mars to orbit the sun? Ask Dr. C, your personal Mars expert!More >>