Blood Moon: Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Friday; Mars At Its ClosestThe lunar eclipse is happening during daylight hours in the Western Hemisphere, so people in North America will miss it.
Scientists Detect Lake Below Surface Of MarsRadar pulses created a map of drastic change in signal almost a mile below the surface, stretching about 12.5 miles across and looking very similar to lakes that are found beneath Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets on Earth.
Life On Mars? NASA Has Strongest Evidence YetScientists reported Thursday that NASA's Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient Martian lakebed.
What Has NASA Found On Mars?A mysterious announcement by NASA promises a new scientific discovery about the Red Planet to be revealed in a Thursday news conference.
Pasadena’s JPL Designs First Ever Mars Chopper For 2020 VoyageNASA’s “marscopter” will weigh under four pounds with a fuselage the size of a softball and blades that rotate 10 times the rate of a helicopter.
Will SpaceX Build Its BFR At The Port Of LA?The space giant is headquartered in Hawthorne — and its mission to Mars could expand in the South Bay, according to a new report.
Tesla Roadster To Be Launched Into Mars' Orbit On New SpaceX Rocket, Elon Musk SaysIn January, Musk says, he wants to launch the new Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, with the aim of putting its payload -- a Tesla Roadster with David Bowie on the stereo -- into orbit around Mars.
Elon Musk Unveils Ambitious New Details For Mars ColonizationThe SpaceX founder and CEO unveiled some of the details of his grand plan to make life possible on the Red Planet in a presentation in Australia Friday.
SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
Mars Making Closest Pass To Earth In More Than 10 YearsMars will make its closest pass to Earth in more than a decade later this month, as stargazers have already reported spotting the planet with the naked eye over the weekend.
SpaceX Announces Plans To Send Dragon Spacecraft To Mars As Soon As 2018Hawthorne-based aerospace company SpaceX announced plans Wednesday to send one of the company's Dragon spaceships to Mars as soon as 2018.