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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.
NASA's Curiosity rover began exploring "Yellowknife Bay" on Mars this week, helping to provide information to researchers about which rock to drill.
NASA has released an image that the talented Mars Curiosity rover has taken, featuring itself with a Martian background. The self-portrait was taken with Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), which captured dozens of high-resolution images to create the picture.
Forty years ago, man stepped out onto the surface of the moon for the last time during the Apollo 17 mission. On December 11, 1972, astronauts unloaded the lunar rover for a drive around on the moon's surface, beginning the end of the final Apollo missions.
It may not be in the company of little Martians, but NASA's Curiosity is determined to celebrate Thanksgiving this year with, or without, aliens to share it with.
A full size prototype of the Polaris lunar rover was unveiled recently by Astrobotic Technology Inc. Polaris is a water-prospecting robot specially designed to work in the permanently shadowed craters of the lunar poles.
Over the weekend, NASA's Curiosity rover went through some activities designed to check and characterize precision movements by the rover's robot arm.
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