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Mars Rover Opportunity Image Goes Full-Circle
2012-07-06 04:36:14

NASA released a panoramic photo of the Martian surface taken by its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity during the winter months.

Fireworks Over Mars
2012-07-02 16:16:59

One month and a day after celebrating its independence with fireworks exhibitions throughout the country, America will carry its penchant for awe-inspiring aerial pyrotechnic displays to the skies of another world.

NASA Engineers Fix Orbiter Millions Of Miles Away
2012-06-28 15:36:33

NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter is back in business after the spacecraft found itself placed into "safe" mode earlier this month.

2012-06-05 14:16:24

NASA will host a 3-day NASA Social for 25 of its social media followers Aug. 3-5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif.

Tumbleweed Inspires Next Generation Mars Rover Design
2012-05-23 13:35:48

North Carolina State University researchers are proposing that a wind-driven "tumbleweed" Mars rover would be capable of moving across the Red Planet's rocky terrain.

Opportunity Rover Catches Stunning Image Of Endeavour Crater
2012-05-23 03:53:01

Like a tourist waiting for just the right lighting to snap a favorite shot during a stay at the Grand Canyon, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has used a low sun angle for a memorable view of a large Martian crater.

NASA Test Drives Rover To Prepare For Mars Exploration
2012-05-16 03:33:42

Members from NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission preformed a “test drive” of the a Mars rover in Dumont Dunes in California's Mojave Desert last week.

Opportunity Rover Begins Ninth Year Of Operation On Mars
2012-01-24 13:16:04

Eight years after landing on Mars for what was planned as a three-month mission, NASA's enduring Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is working on what essentially became a new mission five months ago.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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