We've seen rats, yetis, faces, even elephants on Mars, but this new image captured by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is one of the most fascinating views of a rock formation on the Martian surface yet.
Curiosity arrived at its ultimate science target an Earth year ago (Sept. 11) when it reached Mount Sharp on Mars. Here are some highlights of its journey since then.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now been trundling across the Red Planet for three very productive and eventful years.
Scientists are meeting this week to discuss landing sites for NASA’s next Mars rover, that will look for past life and stash rocky samples for Earth-return. These are some of the landing sites under consideration.
On the 956th sol of Curiosity's mission on Mars, the 6-wheeled NASA rover watched the sun dip below the horizon.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted its roving buddy Curiosity on the Martian landscape, but the rover seems to be missing its tell-tale tracks in the red planet's dirt.
As far as rocks on any planet go, this formation looks fascinating -- but these rocks are on Mars and they hold clues to TWO periods of water on the red planet.
After Curiosity dramatically touched down on Mars in 2012, it kicked up some dirt that still hasn't faded from view.
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