NASA's intrepid Mars rover gets a close-up view of a bizarrely shaped space rock that landed on the lower slope of Mount Sharp.
The Mars 2020 rover reached a third crucial milestone this past week on the path to the launch pad.
Six years from now, there will be a new NASA robot heading to the Red Planet: the Mars 2020 rover. On July 31st mission planners unveiled the rover’s seven scientific instruments, which will pave the way for human exploration of Mars.
Three possible landing sites are now in the running for the U.S. space agency's next Mars rover.
Scientists have detected glass in Martian craters, created by the fierce heat of impacts that melted the Red Planet’s surface.