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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.
Nov 14, 2014 09:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The deep sleep was inevitable, Rosetta's lander has slipped into hibernation after running its batteries dry. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
Oct 17, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Siding Spring will make a heart-stopping close flyby of the Red Planet in Sunday, giving our Martian armada of robotic explorers a ring-side view of the spectacle. Continue reading →
Sep 15, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The United States military's high-technology branch is hoping to test out on-orbit satellite servicing in orbit in the next five years.
Aug 19, 2014 02:24 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As Mars rover Curiosity looks to line up its fourth drilling target, it needed to give a rock a bit of a scrub. Continue reading →
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