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Apr 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Forty-five years ago, Surveyor 3 launched to the Moon. Two years later parts of it came back.
Mar 12, 2014 02:21 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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 →
Mar 10, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Jason Major
Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft has resumed its decade-long journey to meet up with the inbound comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which recently re-emerged from behind the sun. Continue reading →
Feb 21, 2014 02:42 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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 →
Feb 13, 2014 11:20 AM ET // AFP
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.
Feb 4, 2014 05:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jan 30, 2014 02:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jan 24, 2014 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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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