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.
Like a coworker looking over her shoulder in the office, Curiosity has a Martian colleague checking up on her progress from high above.
If a new partnership between NASA and Microsoft bears fruit, the first humans on Mars may not need to leave Earth. Continue reading →
'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.
In new photographs sent to Earth from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, you'd be forgiven in thinking that the one-ton robot has botched some home repairs.
There are compelling structures in a slab of sedimentary Mars rock, but their discovery alone won't prove there was ancient life on Mars.
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.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity’s discovery of organic compounds in the ground and plumes of methane in the air opens two potentially related investigations into whether or not the planet most like Earth in the solar system also hosted life.
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