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curiosity tracks across dune
2014-02-12 07:45:08

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is continuing its traverse toward enticing science destinations after climbing over a dune spanning a gap in a ridge.

Mars Rover Curiosity Captures Image Of 'Evening Star' Earth
2014-02-07 08:54:15

New images from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover show Earth shining brighter than any star in the Martian night sky.

NASA Curiosity Team Looks For Safer Route To Mount Sharp
2014-01-30 06:39:31

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.

Controversial Scientist Sues NASA For Not Investigating Alien Life
2014-01-29 13:01:01

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.

Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity Finds New Evidence Of Ancient Wet Environment
2014-01-24 05:45:59

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.

Opportunity Rover’s 10th Anniversary Honored By Ray Arvidson
2014-01-23 16:24:20

Whirlwind tour of the past 10 years of adventures and discoveries by mission scientist Ray Arvidson

2014-01-21 16:20:27

NASA has received 58 proposals for science and exploration technology instruments to fly aboard the agency's next Mars rover in 2020, twice the usual number submitted for instrument competitions in the recent past, and an indicator of the extraordinary interest in exploration of the Red Planet.

rover tracks
2014-01-10 03:08:58

A new image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the space agency’s Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars viewed from orbit.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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