Where do you hunt for life on Mars? This interactive video map of the red planet sets out the top landing sites being considered right now by ESA and NASA for their missions in 2020.
Scientists in Chile believe the discovery of life in the country’s arid Atacama Desert could provide new insights into finding life forms on Mars Last year, US scientists analysing data from a NASA sp
Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future
A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…
New pictures have emerged claiming to shed light on Europe’s failed bid to land a spacecraft on Mars.
The European Space Agency has said that the missing European space probe on Mars fell to the surface of the Red Planet from a height of two to four kilometres and was destroyed on…
The ExoMars team had their hearts in their mouths as the Schiaparelli probe went missing just as the TGO mothership swept into a perfectly timed orbit.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red…
The fate of a European probe supposed to have touched down on Mars on Wednesday remains a mystery.
Scientists are scrambling to confirm the status of the European lander which was due to have landed on the Red Planet's surface, after contact was lost during its descent.
Mars has long piqued people’s interest – from science fiction tales of Martians to Elon Musk’s goal of one day colonising the planet.
ExoMars is a mission of firsts – if all goes to plan then this will be Europe’s first controlled landing on Mars, and this is the first mission of its kind to go directly in search of signs of…
The European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli spacecraft is on course to land on Mars, after it successfully separated from its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, on…
NASA has released a new video that lets viewers share the view from the Mars Curiosity Rover of the bleak Naukluft Plateau. The 360-degree video
The ExoMars spacecraft has blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to search for signs of life on the red planet.
After a successful launch, the joint European-Russian mission to sniff out signs of life on Mars has left Earth’s orbit and is heading for the Red
The ExoMars probe has blasted off on Monday (March 14) on board a Russian Proton rocket from Kazakhstan to the red planet. [no comment live] esa
Scientists from the European Space Agency and Russia’s Federal Space Agency face a weekend of intense tinkering ahead of Monday’s ExoMars mission
Was there ever life on the red planet? That is one of the major scientific questions of our time, and the European Space Agency is searching for an
An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut have returned to Earth after an unprecedented period of almost a year in space for NASA. The time spent
Scientists at NASA have revealed what they believe stripped Mars of water, turning it into the arid Red Planet. “What happened to the Mars