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Behold, A Martian Sunset

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.11.2015 | Science

Sunsets on Earth can be some of the most beautiful and breathtaking natural phenomena to watch and photograph. But the view isn't bad from the red pla...

The 'New York Times' Publishes Racist Comic About India's Space Mission

Sharanya Haridas | Posted 11.30.2014 | Media
Sharanya Haridas

Yesterday's New York Times' comic by Heng, titled "India's budget mission to Mars" seems in poor taste. Qhether meant to be funny or ironic, the racial, national and classist stereotyping is apparent.

Ragged Rover Marks Big Milestone On Red Planet

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 01.24.2014 | Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A decade after landing on Mars, the rover Opportunity is still chugging along. Sure, it has some wear and tear. One of its six w...

WATCH: Squishy Bots May Soon Explore Distant Worlds

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.30.2013 | Science

Could this jumble of poles one day bounce around on Saturn's moon Titan? Called the Super Ball Bot, this collapsible rover prototype is being devel...

NASA's Rovers Are About To Get A Lot Smarter

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 09.10.2013 | Science

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover is already pretty brainy, but like any robot, it still requires direction. Researchers with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab...

PHOTO: Rover's Tracks Visible On Planet's Surface

Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 01/18/2013 05:41 AM EST on SPACE.com The Red Planet ramblings of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity are clearly visible in a n...

Space Agency Announces Plan For New Planetary Rover

Posted 12.05.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 12/04/2012 05:16 PM EST on SPACE.com SAN FRANCISCO — NASA will launch a new Mars rover in 2020, agency officials anno...

POTUS To NASA's Mohawk Guy: 'I Thought About Getting A Mohawk Myself'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

NASA's most meme-friendly Mars rover flight director, Bobak Ferdowsi, 32, also known as "Mohawk Guy," shot to stardom last weekend when the press cove...

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...

Rover Team Gets Rock Star Treatment

Posted 08.06.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 08/06/2012 05:55 AM EDT on SPACE.com PASADENA, Calif. — They entered the room like rock stars coming back onstage for...

Mars Rover Nails Landing

AP | ALICIA CHANG and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 10.05.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA's Curiosity rover on Monday transmitted a low-resolution video showing the last 2 1/2 minutes of its white-knuckle dive ...

NASA Nail-Biter Continues As Rover Approaches Target

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 10.05.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. — The most high-tech rover NASA has ever designed was speeding toward Mars on Sunday to attempt an acrobatic landing on the pla...

Mars Rover Failure Might Have Surprising Impact On Space Agency

Posted 08.05.2012 | 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 Craft Makes Course Correction En Route To Red Planet

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2012 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 29 (Reuters) - NASA's Mars rover was on its final approach to the red planet on Sunday, head...

Huge New Rover Has Some Amazing Abilities

Posted 07.20.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 07/20/2012 07:30 AM EDT on SPACE.com When NASA's newest rover, Curiosity, reaches Mars in about three weeks, it will ...

How NASA Rover Survives Martian Winter

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 02.07.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — NASA's lone surviving Mars rover has been busy exploring its surroundings since it rolled up to its latest crater destination four...