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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 →
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 →
Feb 6, 2014 04:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Want to feel insignificant? Look at this photograph.
Feb 5, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Tuesday at precisely 12:55 p.m. EST (17:55 UTC), Mars rover Curiosity successfully breached the crest of the dune in 'Dingo Gap.'
Dec 20, 2013 11:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Curiosity's wheels are taking a battering, take a look at these before and after photos of the damage they've sustained.
Dec 20, 2013 05:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Despite assurances that holes in the Mars rover's wheels are expected, there seems to be increasing concern for the their worsening condition after the one-ton robot rolled over some craggy terrain. Continue reading →
Dec 9, 2013 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The site where NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity landed last year contains at least one lake that would have been perfectly suited for colonies of simple, rock-eating microbes found in caves and hydrothermal vents on Earth.
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