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Jun 8, 2015 04:17 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The space agency's experimental Mars landing system launched its second trial flight over Hawaii on Monday. → Continue reading →
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.
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.
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