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Curiosity Lasers Zap First Martian Target
2012-08-20 09:07:08

You’re all alone on the surface of a bleak planet, you’re only able to travel at a snail’s pace, and the only contact you have with Earth is subject to a 14 minute delay. If ever there were a more appropriate time to fire off a laser with abandon, I can’t think of one.

Mars Rover Curiosity Assigned Its First Task
2012-08-18 06:44:37

Curiosity's first destination will be a natural intersection of three types of terrain known as Glenelg, located some 1,300 feet (400 meters) east southeast of its landing site, NASA officials have announced.

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2012-08-14 20:51:31

Mohawk Man may be a new Internet sensation, but NASA will need a new kind of superhero to keep one hacker at bay from its new Curiosity rover.

2012-08-14 07:53:11

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT), Aug. 14, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.

Obama Congratulates NASA Curiosity Team
2012-08-14 05:14:43

"What you've accomplished embodies the American spirit." This praise came from President Barack Obama in a phone call to the operations team, in which he lauded NASA's "incredibly impressive" mission in landing the Curiosity rover on Mars last week.

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2012-08-13 07:06:04

Was it wreckage from an extraterrestrial spacecraft? Was it a smudge of dirt on the camera lens? Was it a dust devil that just happened to be in the right place at the right time?

Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
2012-08-12 08:50:19

The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity landing and the early images captured by the NASA rover have garnered a lot of attention over the past week, but they aren't the only ones gaining fame as a result of the mission.

Curiosity Sends Back Color Panoramic Photo
2012-08-10 12:17:20

NASA is releasing even more photographs taken by the Curiosity rover during its first week of service on the Red Planet.

Curiosity's First 3D Image
2012-08-07 15:16:24

Since landing on Mars, Curiosity has been uploading tons of data back to Earth, including 3D images taken by its onboard cameras.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.