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Jul 28, 2014 09:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s long-lived Mars rover Opportunity broke another record this weekend. In addition to 10.5 years of operations on Mars, the rover now holds the off-Earth mileage record. Continue reading →
Jul 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Could small amounts of liquid water exist on the surface of Mars? Salt may be a key to answering that question.
Jul 25, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Siding Spring is about to make a historic near miss of the red planet -- and NASA is preparing its Martian robots for the potentially hazardous encounter. Continue reading →
Jul 18, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
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.
Jul 17, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Project aims to drop penetrating darts into planet surface.
Jul 15, 2014 02:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jul 1, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Jun 30, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight.
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