Latest Mars Science Laboratory Stories
NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity used its brush to clear away dust from part of a flat rock on Monday, marking the first time that the rover had used that particular tool, officials at the US space agency have announced.
After imaging during the holidays, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity resumed driving Jan. 3 and pulled within arm's reach of a sinuous rock feature called "Snake River."
Stanford Researchers, working with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and MIT, have designed a new robotic platform that could be used to explore the moons of Mars.
According to a report by the Hindustan Times, India is within reach of developing a mission to Mars.
A team of paleobiologists believe they have located the oldest known evidence of life on Earth – ancient bacterial fossils dated at 3.49 billion years old.
Curiosity will ring in the new year drilling into its first rock before moving on to the base of Mount Sharp.
NASA has been using social media platforms to reach and excite the public all year, and now they have added a new social media partner: Foursquare.
NASA's Curiosity rover began exploring "Yellowknife Bay" on Mars this week, helping to provide information to researchers about which rock to drill.
Researchers say that if Curiosity ever loses its location on the surface of Mars, it could use eclipses to help it find its way.
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