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Briefing On Curiosity's Analysis Of Mars Rock Held By NASA
2013-03-08 08:48:16

NASA will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT), Tuesday, March 12, to discuss the Curiosity rover's analysis of the first sample of rock powder ever collected on Mars.

Mars Rover Gets Ready To Drill
2013-01-16 04:13:36

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.

Curiosity Rover Spends Holiday Break Exploring 'Yellowknife Bay'
2013-01-07 08:55:38

After imaging during the holidays, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity resumed driving Jan. 3 and pulled within arm's reach of a sinuous rock feature called "Snake River."

Mars Rover Finds Organic Compounds
2012-12-03 12:50:16

NASA has finally opened up its tightly sealed lips and said that its Curiosity rover has found evidence of simple organic compounds on Mars.

NASA Holding Back 'History Book' Find Until Confirmed
2012-11-21 11:31:04

NPR reported on Tuesday that NASA has some exciting news about a discovery with its Curiosity rover that could be "one for the history books."

Martian Soil Delivered To Curiosity For Analysis
2012-10-19 04:30:01

Curiosity has taken in its first Martian soil sample into its laboratory on board in search for extraterrestrial life on Mars.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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