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Feb 25, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a spectacular new Mars selfie, rover Curiosity stands proud on the bedrock at the base of Mount Sharp at it's Mojave work site in an area nicknamed Pahrump Hills.
Feb 17, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
In the end, Europe's fifth and final space station freighter went out in more of a fiery blaze than with the big bang of its namesake.
Feb 12, 2015 08:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a sneak peek of a possible future mission to Saturn's moon Titan, NASA has showcased their vision of a robotic submersible that could explore the moon's vast lakes of liquid methane and ethane.
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.
Feb 3, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Dawn mission has shown us unprecedented detail in dwarf planet Ceres' icy surface, but the adventure has only just begun.
Jan 23, 2015 06:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Drones are taking over Earth -- will they soon invade Mars? If a new NASA project gains momentum, remote-controlled drone exploration of the red planet could soon become a thing.
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.
Dec 1, 2014 09:21 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, Astrobiology Magazine
A robot that can scale the faces of steep cliffs might one day help explore Mars and find signs of life.
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