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.
After a decade of exploring the Martian surface, the scientists overseeing veteran rover Opportunity thought they’d seen it all. That was until a rock mysteriously “appeared” a few feet in front of the six wheeled rover a few days ago. … 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 →
New York City's Honeybee Robotics found a way to send a lasting tribute for the victims of the September 11 attacks to Mars.
One of NASA's six-year-old Mars rovers missed its winter wake-up call, prompting concerns that it may never recover from the frigid cold.
NASA's stuck Mars rover Spirit took the tiniest of steps to free itself from a sand trap that brought it to a standstill six months ago. After spinning its wheels for the equivalent of 8.2 feet, the rover moved about 0.5 inches forward, 0.3 inches to the left and 0.2 inches down, NASA reports, thou...