Comet Siding Spring is about to make a historic near miss of the red planet -- and NASA is preparing its Martian robots for the potentially hazardous encounter. Continue reading →
As NASA's Mars rover Opportunity continues to explore the red planet over a decade since landing, it continues to return stunning imagery from Meridiani Planum, a plain near the Martian equator.
Opportunity has been given a new lease on life after the red planet gave the tenacious Mars rover a power-boosting spring clean. Continue reading →
As we in the Northern Hemisphere (on Earth) enjoy the warmer days of Spring, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is having a very similar springtime celebration. Continue reading →
NASA’s baseline budget for the year beginning Oct. 1 pulls the plug on the 10-year-old Mars rover Opportunity, newly released details of the agency’s fiscal 2015 spending plan show. Continue reading →
Every feature on Mars that's named for an engineer or technician has a back story, including the McClure-Beverlin Escarpment. 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 →
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared next to the Opportunity rover.
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