Occupy Mars: History of Robotic Red Planet Missions (Infographic) --- Since the humans have invaded our neighboring planet Mars with swarms of spacecraft. Only about half of the attempts have been successful.
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun. Named after the Roman god of war, and often described as the “Red Planet” due to its reddish appearance. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere composed primarily of carbon dioxide.
The non-profit Mars One, that aims to land four astronauts on Mars in has signed its first deal with a supplier to perform a conceptual design study into Martian life-support and spacesuit systems, officials announced yesterday.