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 →
As if NASA didn’t have enough to worry about, the U.S. space agency is now faced with the scandal of the century — they’re being sued for not investigating a bona fide life form on Mars!
Ten years ago to the day, the second of two NASA Mars rovers touched down on the Red Planet to begin an odyssey of science and discovery that is still surpassing all expectations.
New evidence from NASA’s senior robotic Mars scout, Opportunity, shows life-friendly water once mixed with clay-bearing rocks that now lie on the broken rim of Endeavour Crater.
Mars rover scientists are closing in on the nature of the rock that strangely appeared in front of Opportunity -- and now we can see the bright rock in ruddy Mars color. Continue reading →
After a decade of exploring the Martian surface, the scientists overseeing veteran rover Opportunity thought they’d seen it all. That was until a rock mysteriously “appeared” a few feet in front of the six wheeled rover a few days ago. … Continue reading →
After nine years of hard Mars roving, Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has broken a 40-year-old extraterrestrial distance record. Continue reading →
After three weeks of radio silence from NASA's veteran Mars rover Opportunity, mission managers regained contact with the robot only to find it had dropped into a self-imposed "safe mode." Continue reading →
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