Latest Mars Exploration Rover Stories
Researchers have determined the now-infamous Martian rock resembling a jelly doughnut, dubbed Pinnacle Island, is a piece of a larger rock broken and moved by the wheel of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity in early January.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is continuing its traverse toward enticing science destinations after climbing over a dune spanning a gap in a ridge.
NASA's Martian orbiters have sent back exciting evidence to mission operators showing that the Red Planet may in fact still have liquid water in existence on the surface.
New images from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover show Earth shining brighter than any star in the Martian night sky.
University High School Bowls Over Competition at JPLUniversity High School of Irvine, Calif., beat out 23 other local high schools in an all-day, "buzzer-beater"-style Science Bowl held at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
A NASA team is currently considering an alternate route for Mars rover Curiosity’s trek toward its next drilling site and later to Mount Sharp after considerable wheel damage has occurred over much of the last year.
Persistent theories of alien life stemming from a recent Martian rock that was discovered has led one self-proclaimed controversial scientist to launch a lawsuit against NASA for not fully investigating the issue.
New findings from rock samples collected and examined by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity have confirmed an ancient wet environment that was milder and older than the acidic and oxidizing conditions told by rocks the rover examined previously.
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 person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.