Earth to Mars: We’re on our way. The July 30th launch of NASA’s Perseverance rover brings us one step closer to a better understanding of the Red Planet. Explore these 11 fascinating stories about the potential for life on Mars (past and present), the science of getting there, and the lore that inspires the journey.
Perseverance’s biggest goal is to dig up samples to bring back to Earth one day.
Percival Lowell’s dogged belief helped bring Mars science to 19th century America.
Astrobiologists have used Mars Jars for decades. Many didn’t know about the controversial Air Force scientist who started them.
Is the Red Planet really the best target for a human colony?
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