- Dec 3, 2001A response by the JSC Mars Meteorite Team regarding a paper "Magnetite morphology and life on Mars by Buseck et al. that appears in the 19 November 2001 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
- Sep 7, 2001New images of the surface of Mars provide the first direct evidence that the climate of Mars has changed during the last 100,000 years. This is much earlier than previous estimates, which calculated a climate change dating back hundreds of millions of years.
- Jul 20, 2001NASA recently selected the ten most promising "Scout mission concepts from among the 43 proposed for possible launch to Mars in 2007.