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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 9, 2015 05:13 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Engineers analyzing a problem with NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity suspect an intermittent short circuit in its drill triggered the protective software that automatically suspended science operations on Feb. 27.
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.
Feb 5, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like a coworker looking over her shoulder in the office, Curiosity has a Martian colleague checking up on her progress from high above.
Jan 22, 2015 03:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If a new partnership between NASA and Microsoft bears fruit, the first humans on Mars may not need to leave Earth. Continue reading →
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.
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