Latest Mars Exploration Rover Stories
NASA has finally opened up its tightly sealed lips and said that its Curiosity rover has found evidence of simple organic compounds on Mars.
Monday (Nov 26) marked the one year anniversary since Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft was launched carrying NASA’s next-generation Mars Curiosity rover.
The European Space Agency's Mars Express has relayed scientific data from NASA's Curiosity rover for the first time.
A Martian dust storm that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been tracking since last week has also produced atmospheric changes detectable by rovers on Mars.
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."
It may not be in the company of little Martians, but NASA's Curiosity is determined to celebrate Thanksgiving this year with, or without, aliens to share it with.
New research published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters shows that water once existed on Mars that was sufficiently warm enough to support life.
NASA announced on Thursday during a teleconference that its Curiosity rover has experienced its first whirlwind on Mars.
Curiosity got a taste of solids from the Martian surface on November 9th, when a pinch of fine sand and dust was deposited in the biggest instrument on the rover: the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM).
Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
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