NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is proving to be a very versatile machine. Case in point: A 329-foot backwards drive over the Martian terrain, the longest one-day trek in more than three months. Continue reading →
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has picked out rover Opportunity from orbit, putting the 'Mars rock mystery" to bed once and for all. Continue reading →
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.'
As Mars rover drivers plan a less aggressive drive to its next science target, Curiosity has been playing in the sand at the base of a dune. Continue reading →
NASA's one-ton rover Curiosity has been feeling the wrath of the Martian landscape in recent months and now mission managers are seeking out a smoother path to the robot's ultimate goal. Continue reading →
Ten years ago to the day, the second of two NASA Mars rovers touched down on the Red Planet to begin an odyssey of science and discovery that is still surpassing all expectations.
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