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Apr 5, 2016 01:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Dust devils are a common feature on the Martian surface, but seeing one of these extraterrestrial whirlwinds in action through the eyes of a Mars rover is a special joy.
Apr 1, 2016 02:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Opportunity may be the Mars roving champion, but even champions have their limits.
Mar 7, 2016 12:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The grounded Mars lander was supposed to have launched by now -- will it be re-scheduled for 2018? NASA is mulling it over.
Jan 8, 2016 01:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The odds aren’t great. Engineers don’t even know if Philae still has a working receiver and the probe could be covered in dust.
Nov 3, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
As if Mars' thin, frigid, dry air wasn't harsh enough, now scientists have found new evidence of acid fog altering the rocks near the Spirit Rover.
Oct 16, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
After three Earth years on Mars, the Curiosity rover has found extensive evidence of past liquid water in Gale Crater. Check out some of the highlights.
Sep 4, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Scientists are developing a novel space robot that can take up the challenge of hopping and rolling over microgravity terrain while doing valuable science.
Jul 24, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What tiny satellites could take a ride over to Europa? Here are five feasibility studies being considered to hitchhike on a NASA mission.
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