NASA's rover Opportunity landed on Mars in 2004 and was only supposed to last 3 months. But more than a decade later the plucky vehicle is close to crossing the 26.2-mile mark in land traversed, despite a few senior technical moments along the way.
Like a coworker looking over her shoulder in the office, Curiosity has a Martian colleague checking up on her progress from high above.
Drones are taking over Earth -- will they soon invade Mars? If a new NASA project gains momentum, remote-controlled drone exploration of the red planet could soon become a thing.
The UK's Beagle 2 Mars lander, which disappeared during a landing attempt over Christmas in 2003, has finally been found by a NASA spacecraft.
In new photographs sent to Earth from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, you'd be forgiven in thinking that the one-ton robot has botched some home repairs.
NASA's veteran Mars rover Opportunity has climbed its highest peak in 40 months of exploring the rim of Endeavour crater, despite suffering 'amnesia' issues with its on board flash memory.
Inevitable age-related issues have surfaced for Mars rover Opportunity and mission engineers are being challenged by an increasingly troubling bout of flash memory glitches.
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.
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