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Mars Rover Landing

PHOTO: Mars Rover Sends Back First Color Panorama

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 08.09.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- The photo-snapping rover Curiosity returned another postcard from Mars on Thursday – the first 360-degree color panorama of Gale...

WATCH: Rover's Perilous Descent Seen In New NASA Video

Posted 08.07.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif.— A stunning new video shot by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity captures the huge robot's nail-biting journey to the Red Planet's surfac...

President Praises NASA For Mars Rover Success

Posted 08.06.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 08/06/2012 05:30 AM EDT on SPACE.com   This story was updated at 7:16 a.m. EDT. The spectacular landing of a car-s...

Obama Praises 'Unprecedented' NASA Triumph

AP | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says NASA's successful mission to put a robotic rover on Mars is an "unprecedented feat of technology." In a sta...

What Happens If Mars Rover Crashes?

Posted 10.04.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 08/04/2012 09:18 AM EDT on SPACE.com If NASA's newest Mars rover doesn't touch down safely Sunday night (Aug. 5), the f...

Mars Rover Landing Could Be 'Blind' Due To Glitch

Posted 07.17.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 07/16/2012 05:48 PM EDT on SPACE.com WASHINGTON — NASA is just 20 days away from landing a car-size rover on Mars, bu...

New Rover's Rendezvous With Red Planet Draws Near

Posted 07.07.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 07/06/2012 02:03 PM EDT on SPACE.com The biggest rover ever launched to another planet is just one month away from it...

Next Mars Rover Will Land In 96-Mile-Wide Crater

AP | By JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 09.22.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- NASA's next Mars rover will land at the foot of a towering mountain inside a 96-mile-wide crater to search for evidence that the region...