China's troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has survived a bitterly cold 14-day lunar night, prompting hopes it can be repaired after suffering a malfunction last month.
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.
New evidence from NASA’s senior robotic Mars scout, Opportunity, shows life-friendly water once mixed with clay-bearing rocks that now lie on the broken rim of Endeavour Crater.
In an orbital first, a robot has held its own in a conversation with a human.
A $30 million Google-backed competition to land a spacecraft on the moon may be about to be scooped... by China.
Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
Rover engineers are troubleshooting a power glitch that came to light on Sunday -- as a precaution, all science operations have been suspended. Continue reading →
Engineers are currently working on an algorithm that could help Mars rovers avoid getting stuck in sand traps and other roving hazards.
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