Latest Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Stories
A larger portion of the Mars surface is covered by clay minerals - a type of rock that typically forms in places where water is present over an extended period of time - than was previously believed.
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.
Although lately it has been snapping images of Curiosity and its landing remnants, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) data has given scientists the clearest evidence yet of carbon dioxide snowfalls on Mars.
Evidence that the surface of the Red Planet had a watery past is being challenged by scientists after studying rock samples from an old A-bomb test site in the Pacific.
NASA held a telephone conference with reporters today to give an update about what Curiosity is up to on the Martian surface.
For the first time in history, the voice of a human has been transported back from Curiosity on the surface of Mars.
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