Mars

Nasa Gives Thumbs Up on New Mars Movie
HOUSTON (AP) — The new movie "The Martian" is getting a thumbs-up from real-life NASA engineers. In the film, Matt Damon plays an astronaut accidentally stranded on the Red Planet. Ellen Ochoa is the director of the Johnson Space Center and a former astronaut...
See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.