The Jezero Crater, which has a similar mineral makeup to the lake in Turkey, is the planned landing site for NASA’s Perseverance rover.
The latest rover Perseverance has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida in the world’s third and final Mars launch of the summer.
China previously made a Mars bid in 2011 with Russia, but the Russian spacecraft carrying the probe failed to exit the Earth's orbit and disintegrated over the Pacific Ocean.
The liftoff of the Mars orbiter named Amal, or Hope, from Japan marked the start of a rush to fly to Earth’s neighbour that includes attempts by China and the US.
Oscar Castellino says the anthem has been translated into Welsh, Spanish and Polish. He's currently working on a version in Hindi.
To prove it is safe for astronauts, the company tested its Crew Dragon capsule’s rescue system.
The US space agency on Friday showed off its Mars 2020 rover, whose official name will be chosen early next year.
Some potential design solutions are being showcased at a new exhibit at London's Design Museum, called "Moving to Mars", which opens on October 18.
NASA's InSight made its landing on Mars, after a six-month journey through space that covered more than 483 million kilometres.
The $993 million unmanned lander, called InSight has touched down on the red planet and managed to send back its first picture.
NASA's spacecraft is about to touch down on Mars – and it's been so long since the last Martian landfall that Mars mania is gripping everybody. But what exactly is NASA doing on the 'red planet' now?
After a six-month journey, NASA's InSight spacecraft is expected to touch down on the Red Planet.
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