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Apr 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Opportunity has been given a new lease on life after the red planet gave the tenacious Mars rover a power-boosting spring clean. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2014 04:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Curiosity may feel distant and isolated, but its orbital buddy is never far away.
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 28, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists this week began assessing what may be the most important part of an upcoming mission to look for life on Mars: location, location, location.
Feb 21, 2014 02:42 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is proving to be a very versatile machine. Case in point: A 329-foot backwards drive over the Martian terrain, the longest one-day trek in more than three months. Continue reading →
Feb 20, 2014 01:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has picked out rover Opportunity from orbit, putting the 'Mars rock mystery" to bed once and for all. Continue reading →
Feb 15, 2014 09:11 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared next to the Opportunity rover.
Feb 7, 2014 12:43 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mars rover Curiosity has successfully driven over the 1 meter-high dune that stood in its way on the road to scientific discovery. Continue reading →
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