Latest Mars rover Stories
NASA has successfully repaired the busted autofocus capabilities on the Curiosity’s Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument, improving the Mars rovers’ ability to collect data about the chemical composition of targets.
Poor Opportunity! This little rover is having memory problems again just 5 days after its memory was reformatted.
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There was no tape draped across a finish line, but NASA is celebrating a win.
What are the weird looking rocks on Mars? And will Opportunity's memory be fixed? We are sitting on the edge of our seats.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is expected to remain stationary for several days of engineering analysis following an onboard fault-protection action on Feb. 27 that halted a process of transferring sample material between devices on the rover's robotic arm.
In December, NASA reported that its Mars rover “Opportunity”, which has been working the surface of Mars for over 10 years, was experiencing continuing Flash memory problems. They now believe they've found a way to “hack” its software, enabling them to disregard the faulty part.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Monday, Dec. 8, to discuss geological observations made by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has completed a reconnaissance "walkabout" of the first outcrop it reached at the base of the mission's destination mountain and has begun a second pass examining selected rocks in the outcrop in more detail.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has collected its first taste of the layered mountain whose scientific allure drew the mission to choose this part of Mars as a landing site.
Kimberly Lichtenberg, an instrument engineer for the Mars Curiosity rover, will speak about “Two Years on Mars: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” during the University of Utah’s Frontiers of Science Lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 24.
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