“Bright Light” on Mars is Just an Image Artifact

by Nancy Atkinson April 8, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Thanks to everyone who has emailed, Tweeted and texted me about the “artificial bright light” seen on Mars. And I’m so sorry to disappoint all the folks who were hoping for aliens, but what you see above is just an image […]

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Weekly Space Hangout – March 28, 2014: Uwingu & New Dwarf Planet News

by Fraser Cain March 28, 2014

Host: Fraser Cain Astrojournalists: Morgan Rehnberg, David Dickinson Special Guest: Dr. Alan Stern, Principle Investigator of New Horizons, Founder of Uwingu Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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An Afternoon on Mars

by Jason Major March 28, 2014

Here’s a pretty picture for your Friday: a mosaic of Mastcam images acquired by Curiosity on mission Sol 582, also known to us Earthlings as Thursday, March 27, 2014. Barsoom sure looks lovely this time of year! Remove this ad Jason Major on Google+

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Curiosity Pulls into Kimberley and Spies Curvy Terrain For Drilling Action

by Ken Kremer March 22, 2014

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA’s Curiosity rover has just pulled into gorgeous terrain chock full of curvy rock outcrops at Kimberley that’s suitable for contact science and drilling action, according to the mission team. The six wheeled Martian dune buggy drove into the dazzling Kimberley waypoint this week after traversing a swath of otherworldly […]

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Curiosity Rover pauses mid-drive and captures Spectacular Martian Mountain Snapshot

by Ken Kremer March 1, 2014

Like any good tourist, NASA’s rover Curiosity apparently couldn’t resist the photobug urge from a gorgeous Martian mountain scene she happened by recently and decided to pull over and enjoy the view. So she stopped the dune buggy mid-drive on the sandy road to her daily destination one Sol last week on Feb. 19, powered […]

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