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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 09:34:21 GMTNasa launches a spacecraft on a nine-month trip to Mars, where it will search for signs of past or present life.
Wed, 25 Jul 2007 21:04:03 GMTEuropean industry receives the formal request to cost the design and construction of a robotic rover to send to the Red Planet in 2013.
Sat, 21 Jul 2007 12:22:36 GMTDust storms raging on Mars pose the worst threat yet to Nasa's robot rovers, the US space agency says.
Wed, 20 Jun 2007 09:37:15 GMTThe European Space Agency will put six volunteers in an isolation tank for 17 months to simulate a Mars mission.
Tue, 12 Jun 2007 18:42:02 GMTThe ExoMars project to land a European robot rover on the Red Planet moves forward with an enhanced design.
Fri, 25 May 2007 21:21:54 GMTTalks to resolve the design of Europe's rover mission to Mars are converging on a "best solution for science".
Fri, 13 Apr 2007 22:03:40 GMTNasa says human error was to blame for the failure of the $247m Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft.
Sat, 17 Mar 2007 04:57:42 GMTScientists studying pictures from Nasa's Odyssey spacecraft spot what they think may be caves on Mars.
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 19:20:04 GMTEnough water is locked up at Mars' south pole to cover the Red Planet in a liquid layer 11m deep, say scientists.
Sun, 10 Jun 2007 19:15:51 GMTEngineers test an airbag system that could be used to cushion a European rover's landing on Mars.
Thu, 31 May 2007 17:15:55 GMTFourteen space agencies have agreed to co-ordinate future space exploration of the Moon and Mars.
Thu, 29 Mar 2007 11:52:02 GMTChina will launch a joint mission with Russia to Mars, a "milestone" in space co-operation between the two countries.
Fri, 10 Nov 2006 17:34:41 GMTThe European Space Agency will delay the launch of its rover mission to Mars from 2011 to 2013.
Fri, 03 Jun 2005 11:06:53 GMTThe US space agency has given the green light to Phoenix, its next mission to land on the surface of Mars.
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 16:19:48 GMTScientists behind the UK's ill-fated Beagle 2 Mars mission say a near-identical probe could be used on the Moon.
Mon, 29 Jan 2007 16:12:30 GMTA frozen sea found on Mars is one of the most promising places to look for life on the Red Planet, scientists say.
Tue, 20 Dec 2005 00:30:37 GMTNew images of Mars may show the British-built probe Beagle 2, the scientist behind the project says.
Fri, 25 Feb 2005 09:23:26 GMTA Mars science conference is told methane and formaldehyde together in the planet's atmosphere could indicate present-day life.
Fri, 09 Sep 2005 13:27:19 GMTEurope's Mars Express probe may have found evidence of a thick band of ice that once spanned the Martian equator.
Thu, 09 Nov 2006 15:00:45 GMTThe chief scientist on Nasa's Mars rover mission mulls whether to send Opportunity on a risky trip into a crater.
Sun, 04 Jan 2004 18:10:20 GMTImages of the Nasa people behind the successful mission to send a probe to Mars.
Sun, 04 Jan 2004 10:49:22 GMTA Nasa space probe sends back images of the barren, rocky surface of Mars within hours of arrival.
Mon, 05 Jan 2004 19:53:18 GMTThe robotic probe Spirit has landed in a prime spot for exploring the Red Planet.
Fri, 06 Jun 2003 14:00:58 GMTThe first of Nasa's new generation of robotic explorers is going to search for water on Mars. BBC News Online speaks to deputy mission manager Mark Adler.