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Jan 16, 2015 10:29 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The UK's Beagle 2 Mars lander, which disappeared during a landing attempt over Christmas in 2003, has finally been found by a NASA spacecraft.
Jan 14, 2015 03:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new photographs sent to Earth from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, you'd be forgiven in thinking that the one-ton robot has botched some home repairs.
Jan 11, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Intriguing features photographed by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity probably don't have a biological origin, mission team members say.
Dec 29, 2014 10:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Inevitable age-related issues have surfaced for Mars rover Opportunity and mission engineers are being challenged by an increasingly troubling bout of flash memory glitches.
Dec 18, 2014 03:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight, at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT), Discovery Channel will air a behind-the-scenes documentary of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission.
Dec 17, 2014 03:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity’s discovery of organic compounds in the ground and plumes of methane in the air opens two potentially related investigations into whether or not the planet most like Earth in the solar system also hosted life.
Dec 16, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A gas strongly associated with life on Earth has been detected again in the Martian atmosphere, opening a new chapter in a decade-old mystery about the on-again, off-again appearance of methane on Mars.
Dec 16, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s rover Curiosity has found organic compounds on Mars, the first definitive proof of building blocks for life on the Red Planet that also exist on Earth.
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