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An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover's flash memory.
As it approaches the second anniversary of its landing on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover is also approaching its first close look at bedrock that is part of Mount Sharp, the layered mountain in the middle of Mars' Gale Crater.
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record was held by the Soviet Union's Lunokhod 2 rover.
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles
After spending the past four months living and working in a simulated Mars environment in Hawaii, six volunteers emerged from the mock base on Friday, various media outlets reported over the weekend.
Flashes appear on a baseball-size Martian rock in a series of images taken Saturday, July 12 by the Mars Hand Lens Imager camera on the arm of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover.
NASA has released a new image from its Mars Curiosity rover that shows an iron meteorite encountered on its travels.
SEATTLE, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- remerinc has been selected to create an advertising campaign for Rover.com, the nation's
The first of two NASA Electra radios that will fly aboard the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars has been delivered for installation onto the ESA ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO).
To celebrate the anniversary of the Mars rover Curiosity completing its first Martian year this week (687 Earth days), NASA and the Curiosity team planned a special staffing day on June 26th.
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