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