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Elon Musk tweeted a photo of the moon and called it Mars — and this isn’t the first time

It seems likely that Musk was trolling his fans with the post, since he's previously acknowledged that the graphic features a picture of the moon.
An illustration of a female passenger orbiting Mars inside a SpaceX vehicle.

Elon Musk says he’s ‘definitely going to be dead’ before humans ever reach Mars — unless the pace of innovation picks up

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said the biggest obstacle between us and Mars is building large, rapidly reusable rockets.
An artist's rendering shows the rover using its drill to core a rock sample on Mars.

NASA’s next Mars rover is officially called ‘Perseverance.’ A 7th-grader from Virginia proposed the name.

"It took a lot of perseverance for us to get to where we are today," Lori Glaze, director of NASA's Science Mission Directorate, said.
NASA's Artemis program aims to land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024. After that, the goal is to send astronauts to Mars.

NASA is hiring astronauts to go to the moon and Mars. Applications are now open — here’s what candidates need on their resumes.

You can apply to be in NASA's new class of astronauts. The missions could involve setting up a station on the moon and traveling to Mars.
An artist illustration of the Insight lander on Mars.

NASA’s InSight lander is revealing Mars to be far more shaky than we thought. It picked up about 450 quakes and 10,000 ground-bending whirlwinds...

"It's still a very mysterious situation, and we're kind of in the Wild West of understanding what's going on here," one InSight investigator said.
A snapshot of the American Natural History Museum's "Worlds Beyond Earth" immersive theater experience.

New, detailed pictures of planets, moons, and comets are neither photos nor animations — they’re made using data from 50 years of NASA mis...

On January 21, the American Museum of Natural History debuts a new planetarium show that displays the solar system with stunning accuracy.
This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying its surroundings.

NASA asked kids to name its new Mars rover, and the 9 finalists include Ingenuity and Fortitude. Now it’s time to vote.

NASA received over 28,000 essays from kids who want to name the next Mars rover. The robot will search for signs of alien life and stash samples.

Elon Musk says he plans to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050 by launching 3 Starship rockets every day and creating ‘a lot of jobs’ on...

Musk said he would send 1,000 Starships full of people into Earth orbit, then rocket them all to Mars during an opportune 30-day window.

A Mars settlement prototype in California may train astronauts to live on the red planet. Tourists could go for $6,000 a week.

The proposed design would create a space habitat on Earth, complete with glass domes that grow vegetables.
The Long March-5 Y3 rocket, China's largest carrier rocket, takes off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang, Hainan province, China December 27, 2019.

China’s wildly ambitious future in space just got a big boost with the successful launch of its new heavy-lift rocket

The Long March 5 rocket was plagued with problems during its debut. But after years of revisions, China showed its redesigned launcher works.