Curiosity

It’s Been 10 Years Since Curiosity Landed on Mars, and the Rover is Still Going Strong

For a spacecraft that's traveled millions of kilometers across space and driven on the surface of Mars, Curiosity is holding…

2 months ago

Curiosity Finds Life-Crucial Carbon in Mars Rocks

We are carbon-based life forms. That means the basis for the chemical compounds that forms our life is the element…

3 months ago

Amazing Flaky Martian Rocks Were Formed in a Stream or a Small Pond

Mars Curiosity rover continues to make impressive scientific findings as it gets closer to marking its tenth anniversary on Mars!

3 months ago

Curiosity Sees Bizarre Spikes on Mars

A new picture taken by NASA's Curiosity rover has revealed something interesting - a pair of spikes protruding from the…

4 months ago

The “Doorway on Mars” is More Like a Dog Door

Mars Curiosity rover took a panorama of this rock cliff during its trip across Mount Sharp on Mars. Circled is…

4 months ago

Eight Missions are Getting Extensions, Most Exciting: OSIRIS-REx is Going to Asteroid Apophis

NASA has granted mission extensions to eight different planetary missions, citing the continued excellent operations of the spacecraft, but more…

5 months ago

Curiosity is Going to Find a new Route Around This Tricky Patch Called “Gator-Back Terrain”

Curiosity rover recently encountered "gator-back terrain," the sharp rocks that caused the first breaks in its wheels back in 2017.

6 months ago

Strange Terraces on Mars are a Clear Signal of Sedimentary Rock

If we’ve learned anything about Mars the past 2-3 decades from the various rovers, landers and orbiters we’ve sent to…

7 months ago

Curiosity Finds a Bizarre Rock on Mars that Looks Like a Flower

The Curiosity rover took a picture of something pretty enticing this week on the surface of Mars. While the object…

7 months ago

NASA and HeroX are Crowdsourcing the Search for Life on Mars

NASA and HeroX have launched the Mars Spectrometry Challenge, which will reward a total of $30,000 for new ideas on…

7 months ago