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Is THIS Evidence Of Ancient Life On Mars?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.08.2015 | Science

Evidence that Mars once harbored alien life continues to mount. Just weeks after NASA's Curiosity rover detected spikes of methane in the Martian ...

Is 'Flat' The Future Of Planetary Exploration?

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 03.27.2014 | Science

Future space missions may send dozens of rug-like robots fluttering down to the surface of alien worlds, taking much of the risk out of planetary ex...

Mars Radiation Not A Showstopper, Rover Finds

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

The risk of radiation exposure is not a show-stopper for a long-term manned mission to Mars, new results from NASA's Curiosity rover suggest. A mis...

Rover Takes Record-Breaking Drive

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.24.2013 | Science

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is really starting to stretch its legs on the Red Planet. The 1-ton Curiosity rover made by far the longest drive of it...

JUST IN: Rover's First Higher-Res Image Raises Scientific Question

Posted 08.06.2012 | Science

It's not much to look at, but a newly released image beamed back from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is twice as big in pixel size as the rover's first i...

Space Agency Frets Over Mars Probe's Heat Shield

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 07.11.2012 | Science

FARNBOROUGH, England -- So far, the scorecard for missions to Mars reads attempts 40, successes 14. Not so good....