Curiosity may feel distant and isolated, but its orbital buddy is never far away.
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 →
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 →
Want to feel insignificant? Look at this photograph.
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.'
Curiosity's wheels are taking a battering, take a look at these before and after photos of the damage they've sustained.
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 →
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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