Human interest in Mars is ageless. The dusty red planet has fascinated us for centuries. And even as we learn more, its mysteries keep us in suspense.

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Success! NASA’s Perseverance rover has just landed on Mars
Success! NASA’s Perseverance rover has just landed on Mars
Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?
Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?
Experience searching for ancient signs of life on Mars
Experience searching for ancient signs of life on Mars
See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet
See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet
See how people have imagined life on Mars through history
See how people have imagined life on Mars through history
Your family guide to Mars-watching
Your family guide to Mars-watching
Why we explore Mars—and what decades of missions have revealed
Why we explore Mars—and what decades of missions have revealed
Mars is humming. Scientists aren’t sure why.
Mars is humming. Scientists aren’t sure why.
Mars: Inside the High-Risk, High-Stakes Race to the Red Planet
Mars: Inside the High-Risk, High-Stakes Race to the Red Planet

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"Built for Mars: The Perseverance Rover" - Trailer

Mars Gets Ready for Its Close-up

Journey behind the scenes with NASA to explore how Perseverance, the latest red planet rover, will reveal Mars in ways we’ve never imagined before.

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