Tonight, at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT), Discovery Channel will air a behind-the-scenes documentary of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity’s discovery of organic compounds in the ground and plumes of methane in the air opens two potentially related investigations into whether or not the planet most like Earth in the solar system also hosted life.
NASA’s rover Curiosity has found organic compounds on Mars, the first definitive proof of building blocks for life on the Red Planet that also exist on Earth.
The mineral, hematite, is formed when another mineral, magnetite, is exposed to Mars’ atmosphere and water. Continue reading →
The time has come -- the little Mars rover needs its first memory wipe. Continue reading →
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.
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 →
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 →
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