Latest Opportunity rover Stories
Persistent theories of alien life stemming from a recent Martian rock that was discovered has led one self-proclaimed controversial scientist to launch a lawsuit against NASA for not fully investigating the issue.
New findings from rock samples collected and examined by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity have confirmed an ancient wet environment that was milder and older than the acidic and oxidizing conditions told by rocks the rover examined previously.
Whirlwind tour of the past 10 years of adventures and discoveries by mission scientist Ray Arvidson
NASA Opportunity rover was built for a three-month mission on Mars, but continues to return valuable scientific data 10 years later.
NASA has received 58 proposals for science and exploration technology instruments to fly aboard the agency's next Mars rover in 2020, twice the usual number submitted for instrument competitions in the recent past, and an indicator of the extraordinary interest in exploration of the Red Planet.
Media and public are invited to attend events hosted by NASA and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (NASM), in Washington, to commemorate 10 years of roving across Mars.
Saturday will mark the 10th anniversary of the date NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit touched down on the Martian surface.
Having successfully completed a software upgrade, the team operating NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity now plans to check the vehicle’s wheel for wear-and-tear, officials with the US space agency announced on Friday.
Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...
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