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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.
Apr 7, 2014 02:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars rover is exploring a region nicknamed "the Kimberly" after an Australian region -- but it seems the area is a little more 'Australian' than mission managers thought. Continue reading →
Mar 28, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists this week began assessing what may be the most important part of an upcoming mission to look for life on Mars: location, location, location.
Mar 27, 2014 07:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we in the Northern Hemisphere (on Earth) enjoy the warmer days of Spring, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is having a very similar springtime celebration. 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 →
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