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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 →
Mar 27, 2014 07:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we in the Northern Hemisphere (on Earth) enjoy the warmer days of Spring, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is having a very similar springtime celebration. 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 →
Jan 31, 2014 12:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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!
Jan 24, 2014 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Jan 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Jan 21, 2014 03:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jan 17, 2014 05:31 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
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