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Mission Press Releases

  • Elon Musk to Speak at IAC 2016
    International Astronautical Federation - Monday, August 22, 2016
    Posted on: 8/22/2016 2:22:26 PM PDT

  • Curiosity has disproved 'old idea of Mars as a simple basaltic planet'
    University of Leicester - Tuesday, August 9, 2016
    Posted on: 8/9/2016 4:37:53 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the Viking 1 landing on Mars
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    Posted on: 7/20/2016 5:18:38 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Five Mars Orbiter Concept Studies
    NASA HQ - Monday, July 18, 2016
    Posted on: 7/18/2016 5:11:50 PM PDT

  • NASA to Host Media Events Marking Anniversary of First Mars Landing
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 7, 2016
    Posted on: 7/7/2016 10:43:29 PM PDT

  • A bewildering form of dune on Mars
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Friday, July 1, 2016
    Posted on: 7/1/2016 4:30:12 PM PDT

  • Mars closest to Earth in over a decade
    University of Leicester - Friday, May 27, 2016
    Posted on: 5/27/2016 3:17:21 PM PDT

  • Clue to Mars' Climate History -- Polar Cap Slowly Building
    SETI Institute - Friday, May 27, 2016
    Posted on: 5/27/2016 3:13:54 PM PDT

  • Statement of Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) Next Steps to Mars: Deep Space Habitats
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    Posted on: 5/18/2016 7:48:31 PM PDT

  • Explore Mars Submits Letter to Space Subcommittee Hearing
    Explore Mars - Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    Posted on: 5/18/2016 7:11:55 PM PDT

  • The Humans to 2016 Mars Report Released at Humans to Mars Summit
    Humans to Mars Summit - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    Posted on: 5/17/2016 1:04:54 PM PDT

  • Although Boiling, Water Does Shape Martian Terrain
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Monday, May 2, 2016
    Posted on: 5/2/2016 3:50:14 PM PDT

  • Passage To Mars Motion Picture Documentary Set To Hit Big Screen
    Mars Institute - Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Posted on: 4/26/2016 10:16:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Seeks Industry Ideas for an Advanced Mars Satellite
    NASA HQ - Thursday, April 21, 2016
    Posted on: 4/21/2016 9:39:12 PM PDT

  • Third Mars Affordability and Sustainability Workshop Report Released
    Explore Mars - Friday, April 8, 2016
    Posted on: 4/9/2016 1:42:07 AM PDT

  • Andy Weir Wins 2016 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award
    Space Foundation - Thursday, February 18, 2016
    Posted on: 2/18/2016 8:56:46 PM PDT

  • Mars Landing Pioneer Adam Steltzner Elected to National Academy of Engineering
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, February 10, 2016
    Posted on: 2/11/2016 1:06:56 AM PDT

  • Testimony submitted by Thomas Young: Charting a Course: Expert Perspectives on NASA's Human Exploration Proposals
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
    Posted on: 2/3/2016 6:10:08 PM PDT

  • Statement of Space Subcommittee Chair Babin: Charting a Course: Expert Perspectives on NASA's Human Exploration Proposals
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
    Posted on: 2/3/2016 6:04:03 PM PDT

  • Statement of Rep. Lamar Smith: Charting a Course: Expert Perspectives on NASA's Human Exploration Proposals
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
    Posted on: 2/3/2016 6:02:47 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Reflectivity of Mars at 1064 nm: Derivation from Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter Data and Application to Climatology and Meteorol
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 16, 2016
    Posted on: 6/16/2016 11:35:32 AM PDT

  • HLS2 Hangouts: Rover (Robotic and Human-Class) Operational Considerations on Mars
    NASA HQ - June 13, 2016
    Posted on: 6/13/2016 3:12:55 PM PDT

  • Hearing: Next Steps to Mars: Deep Space Habitats
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - May 17, 2016
    Posted on: 5/17/2016 9:22:41 PM PDT

  • The Humans to Mars Summit 2016 - Day 1 Schedule
    Humans to Mars Summit - May 16, 2016
    Posted on: 5/16/2016 3:06:22 PM PDT

  • Martian north polar cap summer water cycle
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 12, 2016
    Posted on: 5/13/2016 1:12:38 AM PDT

  • Orbit-spin coupling and the circulation of the Martian atmosphere
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 11, 2016
    Posted on: 5/11/2016 6:54:33 PM PDT

  • ISRO Mars Orbiter's MENCA Observes The Evening Exosphere of Mars
    Indian Space Research Organisation - May 2, 2016
    Posted on: 5/3/2016 1:24:06 AM PDT

  • Dava Newman: Exploring Together
    NASA HQ - April 27, 2016
    Posted on: 4/27/2016 6:27:40 PM PDT

  • Phobos/Deimos Conference Abstract Deadline Extended
    Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) - April 26, 2016
    Posted on: 4/26/2016 4:48:16 PM PDT

  • NASA Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) Mission SALMON-2 Community Announcement
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - April 15, 2016
    Posted on: 4/15/2016 5:03:35 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-16 Amendment 6: C.9 Mars Data Analysis Program MDAP Step-2 Due Date Delayed
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - April 11, 2016
    Posted on: 4/11/2016 4:57:13 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-16 Amendment 5: C.18 LARS Step-1 Due Date Delayed
    NASA HQ - April 8, 2016
    Posted on: 4/8/2016 9:58:18 PM PDT

  • Widespread Excess Ice in Arcadia Planitia, Mars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 27, 2016
    Posted on: 2/27/2016 5:50:17 PM PDT

  • Draft Cooperative Agreement Notice Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute Cycle 2
    NASA HQ - January 15, 2016
    Posted on: 1/15/2016 5:38:22 PM PDT

  • A Novel Material for In Situ Construction on Mars: Experiments and Numerical Simulations
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 8, 2016
    Posted on: 1/8/2016 11:55:01 PM PDT

  • Report: Review of the MEPAG Report on Mars Special Regions
    National Academy of Sciences - December 21, 2015
    Posted on: 12/21/2015 8:29:59 PM PDT

  • New Date for Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop Follow-up and Next Steps Telecon
    - December 16, 2015
    Posted on: 12/17/2015 12:46:31 AM PDT

  • NASA Outlines Vision for Human Journey to Mars
    American Institute of Physics - November 25, 2015
    Posted on: 11/25/2015 9:56:43 PM PDT

  • Interactive Evolution of Multiple Water-Ice Reservoirs on Mars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 11, 2015
    Posted on: 11/12/2015 2:02:43 AM PDT

  • House Science Subcommittee Hearing on Funding for Deep Space Exploration
    American Institute of Physics - October 15, 2015
    Posted on: 10/16/2015 12:25:39 AM PDT

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