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Latest Mars Science Laboratory Stories

NASA's Curiosity Resumes Journey After Short 'Darwin' Site Visit
2013-09-24 10:12:44

NASA Curiosity is leaving a waypoint site known as "Darwin" where it used instruments to inspect rocks. NASA said this pit stop paid off with investigation of targets that bear evidence of ancient wet environments.

mars lacks methane
2013-09-20 03:50:39

A new finding using data obtained from NASA's Curiosity rover has revealed that the Red Planet's environment lacks methane.

NASA Inviting Social Media Fans To Earth Science Event
2013-09-17 07:27:04

NASA is inviting its social media followers to apply for participation in a two-day NASA Social on Nov. 4 and 5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

Robotic Snake On Mars
2013-09-16 12:43:28

The European Space Agency is exploring the idea of sending a robotic snake to Mars in order to help scientists deepen their knowledge about the Red Planet.

Mars Rover Approaches New Waypoint
2013-09-10 16:14:24

NASA's Curiosity rover has reached a new waypoint on the surface of Mars where scientists plan to use the high-tech vehicle for a close-up study.

NASA Developing TextureCam Smart Camera System
2013-09-09 19:22:06

As urgent as interplanetary exploration might seem, NASA must deal with a significant communication delay that acts as a bottleneck between robotic explorers like the Curiosity rover on Mars and scientists here on Earth.

mars rover curiosity
2013-09-07 03:45:17

Most people have someone they know who has a job they are a little envious of, but there are few people in this world who have careers that even some of the most coveted positioned people envy — driving a rover on Mars.

Curiosity Takes Sharpest Images Yet Of Solar Eclipse On Mars
2013-08-29 11:20:58

NASA said its Curiosity rover has taken the sharpest image of a solar eclipse ever taken on Mars. The Martian rover was able to snap an image of Phobos, the largest of Mars' moons, passing in front of the sun.

NASA Hands Autonomous Navigation Reins Over To Curiosity For Trip To Mount Sharp
2013-08-28 11:39:32

NASA's Curiosity rover already has a year under its belt of driving on the surface of the Red Planet, but the Martian explorer is just now using its autonomous navigation for the first time.


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