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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
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.
Mars rover scientists are closing in on the nature of the rock that strangely appeared in front of Opportunity -- and now we can see the bright rock in ruddy Mars color. Continue reading →
It's been ten years since NASA's Spirit rover landed on Mars' Gusev Crater -- this is the first panorama it snapped. Continue reading →
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