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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - January 16, 2013

Mars Rover Gets Ready To Drill

NASA's Curiosity rover is making its way towards a flat rock with pale veins that could provide more insight into the history of Mars.

Mars Rover Curiosity's Team Selected To Receive Space Foundation Award

The NASA mission that had the nation holding its breath as it tested an ingenious but never-before-used landing technique, and continues to amaze with new discoveries about Mars has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Space Foundation's John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration.

Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.