Latest Mars Science Laboratory Stories
NASA and the US Air Force Research Laboratory said they are looking for four companies to research and develop high-performance spaceflight computing capabilities.
After a month without contact with their rover, the Mars Curiosity team has selected their next target for drilling: a flat rock called Cumberland.
Two prominent aerospace industry organizations are recognizing the contributions of NASA, especially the achievements of the team that landed NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars in August, with coveted awards.
Scientists at Princeton University and the California Institute of Technology believe that Mount Sharp on Mars was formed by wind, not water.
NASA said its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity placed itself in standby mode during April when the sun was blocking out communication with the Red Planet and Earth.
The team in charge of successfully landing NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., received the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's highest group honor
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