Mars rules our manner of action, impulse, and ambition. Mars transits through the Zodiac Signs changes the energetic force of how we achieve our goals. As the God of War, Mars is related to power and is Masculine in nature. Mars rules Aries and in the traditional system, rules Scorpio. Mars is in its’ detriment in Taurus and Libra. Mars in Capricorn is exalted and in Cancer is in its’ fall. Mars enters a new sign about every 60 days and takes almost two years to travel through the Zodiac Signs. Mars Retrograde occurs every 26 months and lasts about 10 weeks.