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Mars to be at its 'biggest and brightest' as it aligns with Earth

The Red Planet will be in ‘opposition’ at around 1am on Wednesday, providing the perfect chance to see it with your own eyes.

Race to the red planet gets underway as UAE Mars launch lifts off

There are three missions to Mars in July alone, including one from space newbie the United Arab Emirates which launched the first ever interplanetary probe by an Arab nation.

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Nasa recording reveals the sound of the first 'Marsquake' - listen to it here

Nasa's Insight lander has detected and measured what scientists believe to be the first seismological tremor recorded on another planet.