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 →
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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.
Rover engineers are troubleshooting a power glitch that came to light on Sunday -- as a precaution, all science operations have been suspended. Continue reading →
Both Mars rovers Opportunity and Curiosity have honored the memory of the ex-JPL director with two landmarks that will stand testament to the planetary scientist's role in pushing for missions to the red planet. Continue reading →
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