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Mar 28, 2015 02:33 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
After Curiosity dramatically touched down on Mars in 2012, it kicked up some dirt that still hasn't faded from view.
Mar 24, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Add nitrogen to the list of potential biological ingredients on Mars sniffed out by NASA’s Curiosity rover.
Mar 17, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity appears to have serendipitously done its job
Mar 12, 2015 06:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Good news from Mars: Rover Curiosity has regained use of its robotic arm after an electrical glitch forced mission scientists to suspend drilling work at the base of Mount Sharp.
Mar 4, 2015 06:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are scrambling to figure out the cause of an electrical glitch on the Mars rover Curiosity which stopped science operations cold.
Jan 14, 2015 06:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
'Mojave' may have cracked under the pressure from Curiosity's drill, but mission scientists are excited about studying fresh rock that hasn't been exposed since its formation millions of years ago.
Jan 6, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are compelling structures in a slab of sedimentary Mars rock, but their discovery alone won't prove there was ancient life on Mars.
Dec 18, 2014 03:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight, at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT), Discovery Channel will air a behind-the-scenes documentary of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission.
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