"To MARS with MER"

New for the 2003-2004 school year!

In the 19th century, Mars the red planet was thought to be a place of huge canals and aliens...

In the 20th century, humans explored the planet close up with spacecraft, and found it lifeless.

...and in the 21st century, you may be one of the first explorers to land on Mars.

On this website you’ll find a fast facts introduction to Mars, and links to NASA sites where you can find out lots more...

First a quick introduction to The Red Planet.

Then why researchers want to Follow The Water.

Some thoughts about Life on Mars.

And how, for now, humans have sent robots to explore the planet.

Be sure to check out New & Now to find out the latest added to this website... or from around the world!