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Aug 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Spacecraft landings and water evidence are just some of the cool things NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted in its 10 years after launching to the Red Planet.
Aug 5, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now been trundling across the Red Planet for three very productive and eventful years.
Aug 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Jun 4, 2015 04:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Earth and Mars will be on opposite sides of the sun this month, meaning we'll lose contact with our beloved Mars rovers and orbiters.
May 10, 2015 09:09 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On the 956th sol of Curiosity's mission on Mars, the 6-wheeled NASA rover watched the sun dip below the horizon.
Apr 22, 2015 02:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Apr 13, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Mars may be a frigid desert, but perchlorate salts in the planet’s soil are lowering the freezing temperature of water, setting up conditions for liquid brines to form at equatorial regions.
Apr 9, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Transport yourself to Mars and stare in wonder at these stunning views of Red Planet sunsets through our robotic explorers' eyes.
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