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Mars Rover Ready To Get Its Hand Dirty
2012-10-04 15:14:31

NASA announced today that its Curiosity rover is at a place on the Red Planet where it can scoop up its first soil for analysis.

Curiosity Checks In On Mars
2012-10-03 20:48:19

Some use the popular Foursquare mobile application to gloat about places they may be, whether on vacation or just eating lunch, but one location check-in puts all the others to shame.

Mars Rover Opportunity To Study New Blueberries
2012-09-30 05:39:35

While it seems like Curiosity is the one getting all the headlines these days, NASA's "other" Mars rover, Opportunity, is still alive and well -- and en route to a new site to study the composition and internal structures of small spherical objects similar to the iron-rich ones previously discovered at its landing site.

Arm Tests Nearly Complete For Mars Rover Curiosity
2012-09-13 07:48:17

NASA's Mars Curiosity team has almost finished robotic arm tests in preparation for the rover to touch and examine its first Martian rock.

2012-09-09 23:03:01

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).


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.