Trump calls astronaut Peggy Whitson to congratulate her for breaking a US record for time spent in space.
Astronauts had to remind the President that he just signed a law planning for a trip to the Red Planet in 2030
'Counter-intuitive' result could have important implications for the long journey to the Red Planet
Harsh atmospheric conditions recreated in lab in Peru as astrobiologists prove possibility of cultivating vegetation beyond earth
The 'microfossils' date from around 4.3 billion years ago
'For the first time in human history, we can actually build the missions that could go out and answer this fundamental question of whether or not biology works beyond Earth'
Gulf state unveils ambitious new initiative spearheading international efforts to ‘make this dream a reality’
Technology firm invests in cybersecurity, Halifax says price growth picked up in December, Confectionery maker buys VCA for £6.3bn
Toblerone came under fire last week after the space between the distinctive triangles of its bars increased
Red Planet is up to 10,000 times drier than the driest deserts on Earth
Photos show a dark patch around the probe which suggests a possible fuel tank explosion
Finding out what happened to Schaiparelli is vital because in 2020 the next phase of the mission is to land a craft on the Red Planet
The mission has echoes of Beagle 2 – but hopes to avoid the same fate
The president announced the partnership with private space companies on Tuesday
Astronauts may end up suffering from 'anxiety, depression and impaired decision-making' after being bombarded by radiation
Mr Musk hopes to get humans on Mars in six years. But from there we might be going to lots of other places