For other uses, see Ares.

Ares III was humanity's third manned mission to Mars, and was planned and executed by the International Space Agency and NASA in the 21st century.

In the year 2031, the Ares III spaceship's landing module successfully touched down on the surface of Mars. It was succeeded by Ares IV in 2032, and Ares V three weeks after that. (Star Trek Magazine Issue 162: "Blast Off!")