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May 1, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars rover has drilled into its third Mars rock, exposing pristine material that will help scientists better understand the past habitability of the red planet.
Apr 10, 2014 03:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When it comes to strapping rockets to anything, you'd be hard pressed to find anyone better at it than NASA. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2014 02:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars rover is exploring a region nicknamed "the Kimberly" after an Australian region -- but it seems the area is a little more 'Australian' than mission managers thought. Continue reading →
Mar 25, 2014 02:16 PM ET // Jason Major
NASA's new sunshade will shield the glare from distant suns, providing a better view of their planets. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2014 01:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Etched into the most ancient radiation that pervades the entire universe and created at the dawn of time, gravitational waves have been directly observed for the first time, potentially transforming our view on the universe. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 02:21 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s baseline budget for the year beginning Oct. 1 pulls the plug on the 10-year-old Mars rover Opportunity, newly released details of the agency’s fiscal 2015 spending plan show. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 06:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) made an unscheduled computer swap on March 9, forcing the mission into a temporary "safe mode." Continue reading →
Mar 3, 2014 05:17 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Every feature on Mars that's named for an engineer or technician has a back story, including the McClure-Beverlin Escarpment. Continue reading →
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