Latest Mars landing Stories
An international team of researchers is examining a meteorite that landed 14 months ago in the Moroccan desert for information about Mars. Traces of the Martian atmosphere were trapped in the Tissint meteorite.
What difference could 40 minutes make? Quite a bit, the mission controllers on the Mars Curiosity rover program have found out.
Hi-Shear Technology pyrotechnic devices contributed to the successful Mars landing of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) “Curiosity” rover on August 5, 2012 at 10:31 pm (PDT).
What could one day be considered artifacts if archaeologists are to ever start digging around on Mars, a new high resolution photo shows the remnants of Curiosity's landing components.
If you were one of the millions watching the livestream and television coverage of the successful Curiosity Mars lander, you may have noticed one strange looking gentleman standing out among the others, the one with a mohawk.
NASA announced during a press conference that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) was able to snap a photo of Curiosity as it entered into the Martian atmosphere last night.
Curiosity Rover is approaching the red planet at about 8,000 mph, on the way to its date with destiny and the history books. Mar's gravity is taking hold and pulling the rover down hard.
The gravitational tug of Mars is now pulling NASA's car-size geochemistry laboratory, Curiosity, in for a suspenseful landing this evening.
Mars Express has adjusted its sites, and is targeting the spot for Curiosity's landing this Sunday night. The spacecraft will also assist in monitoring the delivery of Curiosity to the Red Planet in its "seven minutes of terror" descent.
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