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Nov 5, 2014 06:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The mineral, hematite, is formed when another mineral, magnetite, is exposed to Mars’ atmosphere and water. Continue reading →
Aug 30, 2014 03:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The time has come -- the little Mars rover needs its first memory wipe. Continue reading →
Aug 5, 2014 08:20 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Two years ago this week, much of the world held its breath as a rocket-powered sky crane lowered NASA's huge Curiosity rover to the surface of Mars on cables.
Jul 30, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
At 4pm PT (7pm ET) today, Discovery News and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will team up to bring you the latest news from NASA's Mars Science Laboratory by the scientists and engineers who drive and care for the Curiosity rover. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2014 09:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s long-lived Mars rover Opportunity broke another record this weekend. In addition to 10.5 years of operations on Mars, the rover now holds the off-Earth mileage record. Continue reading →
Jul 15, 2014 02:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Curiosity's 640th day (or sol) on Mars, as it continued its long drive to the base of Aeolis Mons (a.k.a. Mount Sharp), the robot stumbled across a fairly hefty meteorite. Continue reading →
Jun 11, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Rod Pyle, SPACE.com
NASA's next Curiosity-class rover blends old and new approaches to innovative tech.
May 7, 2014 12:12 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Plant life may touch down on Mars in 2021.
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