NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has set off some fireworks on the Red Planet with the zap-zap-zap of its high-tech space laser.
Project aims to drop penetrating darts into planet surface.
On Curiosity's 640th day (or sol) on Mars, as it continued its long drive to the base of Aeolis Mons (a.k.a. Mount Sharp), the robot stumbled across a fairly hefty meteorite. Continue reading →
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight.
When Martian layers of ice and dust become dislodged, they can create dramatic block falls that can be spotted from orbit. Continue reading →
Mars' dusty atmosphere has surprised scientists. Continue reading →
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE camera has 'shot' (as in photographed), not one, but three dust devils in action on the red planet's surface. Continue reading →
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