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Oct 8, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
About the time that life was taking hold on Earth, Mars not only had the ingredients for life as well, but long-lived lakes that could support it, new research from NASA’s Curiosity rover team shows.
Sep 1, 2015 05:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
We've seen rats, yetis, faces, even elephants on Mars, but this new image captured by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is one of the most fascinating views of a rock formation on the Martian surface yet.
Sep 1, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Curiosity arrived at its ultimate science target an Earth year ago (Sept. 11) when it reached Mount Sharp on Mars. Here are some highlights of its journey since then.
Aug 20, 2015 08:17 AM ET // Mike Wall,
The 1-ton Curiosity rover snapped several low-angle shots with the camera at the end of its robotic arm.
Aug 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Spacecraft landings and water evidence are just some of the cool things NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted in its 10 years after launching to the Red Planet.
Aug 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists are meeting this week to discuss landing sites for NASA’s next Mars rover, that will look for past life and stash rocky samples for Earth-return. These are some of the landing sites under consideration.
Jul 29, 2015 08:17 AM ET // Mike Wall,
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.
Jun 4, 2015 04:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Earth and Mars will be on opposite sides of the sun this month, meaning we'll lose contact with our beloved Mars rovers and orbiters.
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