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Apr 22, 2015 02:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted its roving buddy Curiosity on the Martian landscape, but the rover seems to be missing its tell-tale tracks in the red planet's dirt.
Apr 2, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As far as rocks on any planet go, this formation looks fascinating -- but these rocks are on Mars and they hold clues to TWO periods of water on the red planet.
Mar 31, 2015 12:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Although engineers identified the problem and applied a software fix for Opportunity's amnesia events, the aging NASA mars rover has again been afflicted with further memory issues.
Mar 24, 2015 07:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's official, Mars rover Opportunity has completed a marathon on Mars!
Mar 17, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity appears to have serendipitously done its job
Mar 9, 2015 05:13 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Engineers analyzing a problem with NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity suspect an intermittent short circuit in its drill triggered the protective software that automatically suspended science operations on Feb. 27.
Mar 6, 2015 05:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Veteran Mars rover Opportunity is on the verge of completing a marathon on Mars, but before it crosses the imaginary finishing line at Marathon Valley, the plucky six-wheeled robot has found some odd rocks that require further investigation.
Feb 25, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a spectacular new Mars selfie, rover Curiosity stands proud on the bedrock at the base of Mount Sharp at it's Mojave work site in an area nicknamed Pahrump Hills.
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