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Elon Musk believes the human population is headed for decline.

Elon Musk is walking back his ‘nuke Mars’ theory and instead proposing to launch thousands of satellites to warm the red planet

Elon Musk said he thinks that vaporizing Mars' ice caps would produce a greenhouse effect, warming the planet to Earth-like temperatures.
A photo illustration of a US astronaut planting an American flag on Mars.

‘We want our country to do it first’: A NASA executive says a US-China Mars mission is not in the cards

Some experts say a race to Mars would "be a waste of taxpayers' money" and that NASA and China should work together. But US law doesn't make it easy.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk.

Elon Musk makes good on promise to create T-shirts backing his idea to nuke Mars

Elon Musk dusted off his theory on nuking Mars on Friday, which he hopes will make the surface of the red planet habitable for humans.

Elon Musk says he wants to ‘nuke Mars’ and that he plans to make ‘Nuke Mars!’ T-shirts

Elon Musk still wants to terraform Mars to make it into a livable planet, and he thinks nuking the planet is still the best way to do it.
Elon Musk says launching nuclear weapons could help make Mars habitable.

Elon Musk doubled down on his theory on why nuking Mars would be a good idea

Elon Musk has espoused the idea of launching nuclear weapons just over Mars' poles since 2015, as he thinks it would be a good way to warm the planet.
This artist's concept is a simulation of what seismic waves from a Mars quake might look like as they move through different layers of the Martian interior.

Scientists have detected dozens of potential Mars quakes — and the early data suggests Mars may be less Earth-like than we thought

NASA's InSight lander has heard many potential Mars quakes. But they seem similar to moon quakes, which changes our understanding of Mars' crust.
NASA is sending spacesuit material in the Mars 2020 rover to see how it fares on the Martian surface.

NASA’s next Mars rover will launch in 2020, and it’s being built before our eyes — here’s what the robot’s birth has loo...

Mars 2020, the next robot that NASA plans to send to the red planet, is nearing its launch date. Check out the rover's progress so far.
Members of NASA's Mars 2020 project take a selfie photo in front of the robot on June 5, 2019.

Watch live as NASA engineers build an alien-hunting, nuclear-powered Mars rover that’s slated to launch next year

NASA's next big mission to the red planet involves a six-wheeled vehicle that runs on nuclear power and could scout for signs of alien life.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk says people can buy seats to Mars after the first orbital Starship prototype completes its test flight

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that the company is speeding up development of the Starship rocket, which is designed to go to Mars.

The Curiosity rover found a massive spike in methane that could point to life on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover detected nearly three times the amount of previously measured methane in the air on Mars, indicating signs of life.