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Mars Rover Curiosity

Rover Embarks On Epic Road Trip

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Martian mountain, here Curiosity comes. The NASA rover has officially kicked off its long-delayed road trip to Mount Sharp, a trek tha...

WATCH: 'Moonrise' Spotted On Red Planet | Mike Wall | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science

One of Mars' two tiny moons climbs high into the Red Planet sky in an otherworldly new video recorded by NASA's Curiosity rover. The video, which st...

LOOK: Stunning Snapshot Shows Red Planet In 1.3 Billion Pixels | Mike Wall | Posted 06.20.2013 | Science

A new 1.3-billion-pixel image from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity allows viewers to zoom in and investigate part of the Red Planet in incredible detai...

Beyond the Politics: Space Exploration Is Imperative to Innovation and Inspiration

Eileen M. Collins | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Eileen M. Collins

As a nation, we must put politics aside to ensure that expanding the space frontier occupies a prominent place on our national agenda. We need strategic, adequately funded and aggressively paced programs to keep America at the summits of technical innovation and exploration.

Mars Rover To Turn Its Back On 'Rat' | Mike Wall | Posted 06.06.2013 | Science

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will apparently perform no follow-up studies of a Red Planet rock that resembles a rodent, dealing a blow to the nascent...

WATCH: Nine Months Of 'Curiosity' Squeezed Into One Amazing Minute

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

What exactly has NASA's Mars rover Curiosity been doing in its nine months on the red planet? Well, do you have a minute? An incredible time lapse ...

WATCH: Rover's Huge Parachute Flaps In Martian Breeze

Melissa Cronin | Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

Scientists have spotted new activity on Mars -- but it's not extraterrestrial life. Instead, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has sent back imag...

Sun Forces 'Staycation' For Mars Craft

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 04.04.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- It's the Martian version of spring break: Curiosity and Opportunity, along with their spacecraft friends circling overhead, will take i...


| Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

By Alex Wild Stop whatever you are doing now and click on this Mars Gigapixel Panorama - Curiosity rover: Martian solar days 136-149 in The World I...

What's Next For Mars Rover?

Posted 03.26.2013 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 03/25/2013 03:15 PM EDT on WASHINGTON — NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has already achieved its main miss...

Mars Spacecraft Will Be On Their Own For HOW Long?

Posted 03.25.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/25/2013 05:33 AM EDT on An unfavorable planetary alignment will force NASA's fleet of robotic Mars explorer...

NASA: Ancient Mars Could Have Sustained Life

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.12.2013 | Science

At a press conference Tuesday, scientists revealed NASA's Curiosity rover has uncovered signs that ancient Mars had the essential elements necessary f...

The Path to Second-term Success Goes Through Space

Jim Bell | Posted 05.04.2013 | Science
Jim Bell

Pursuing the goals of the U.S. space program presents an extraordinary opportunity for the administration's second-term agenda. A path to a strong manufacturing base, STEM education, advances in clean energy, and ultimately a thriving middle-class, goes through space.


Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 04.16.2013 | Latino Voices
Ricardo B. Salinas

The Curiosity Rover is a fantastic example of research and development, a solar powered machine, designed to collect information from Martian soil, to establish whether or not there ever were or ever will be suitable conditions to harbor life in that planet.

Enter the Mars Generation

Chris Carberry | Posted 04.14.2013 | Science
Chris Carberry

It is highly likely that the generation that will first step foot on Mars is already with us. Assuming these individuals are still of school age today, "The Mars Generation" will have a much different perspective of the world than previous generations.

Mars Rover Puts Key Device To The Test

AP | Posted 02.08.2013 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Curiosity rover has drilled a test hole in a Martian rock in preparation for the real thing. Images released Thursday by NASA...

Dude, Where's My Mars Rover? (INTERACTIVE)

Josh Kalven | Posted 04.06.2013 | Science
Josh Kalven

Still wondering how we blasted an SUV-sized robot to Mars last year? Curious what the Curiosity rover is doing up there right now?

PHOTOS: First Glimpse Of Mars After Dark

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.26.2013 | Science

The little rover that could has been working the graveyard shift. NASA's Curiosity rover has taken its first pics of Mars at night. The ultraviole...

PHOTOS: Rover Spies Strange 'Flower' On Planet's Surface

Posted 01.07.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 01/05/2013 11:30 AM EST on New photos of Mars from NASA's Curiosity rover have sparked a buzz of discussion...

'Other' Rover Mission Marks Major Milestone

Posted 01.03.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 01/03/2013 08:07 AM EST on As the world rang in the Near Year this this week, NASA was looking forward to a b...

Curiosity Rover Drill "Danger", "Flaw" and "Malfunction": Not So

Rod Pyle | Posted 02.11.2013 | Science
Rod Pyle

Continued testing and updates of mission plans continue to assure that the Curiosity rover's drill will operate as planned, when needed, for the primary mission and beyond. Now let's go drill some rocks and get on with the exploration of Mars!

Mars Curiosity Rover Trashed The Red Planet

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 12.10.2012 | Science

It seems pollution is not just a problem on planet Earth. During its most recent exploration of the Red Planet, NASA's Curiosity rover left behind deb...

The Great Martian Mystery Revealed... Sort of

Rod Pyle | Posted 02.04.2013 | Science
Rod Pyle

We are dealing with the beginnings of what could end up being life, or pre-life, or at least simple organics on Mars. Whether the agency will step up to the plate and properly seize this priceless moment is an open question.

Mars Rover Finding Revealed By Space Agency

Posted 12.03.2012 | Science

A team of scientists announced on Monday that the Mars Rover Curiosity had found evidence of organic compounds on the Red Planet. Martian soil samp...

WATCH: Mars Rover's Delightful 'Dumb Ways To Die' Parody

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.28.2012 | Science

Your lost socks? They're on Mars -- along with the missing Nixon tapes and Amelia Earhart. Or at least that's according to "Cool Things to Find," a...