Curiosity

Curiosity Rover is Climbing Through Dramatic Striped Terrain on Mars

Just about every day we here on Earth get a breathtaking picture of Mars's terrain sent back by a rover.…

1 month ago

Atmosphere Pressure Changes Could Explain Mars Methane

One ongoing mystery on Mars is the sporadic detection of atmospheric methane. Since 1999 detections have been made by Earth-based…

3 months ago

Watch a Full Martian Day, From Dawn to Dusk

On November 8th, NASA's Curiosity Rover paused its incessant science work and just watched the day unfold on Mars. The…

3 months ago

Curiosity has Seen its 4,000th Martian Sunrise

Not to make anyone feel old, but it's been over 11 years since NASA's Curiosity Rover landed on Mars. The…

5 months ago

Curiosity Has Spent Three Years Trying to Reach This Spot on Mars

About three billion years ago, rushing water on Mars carried mud and boulders down a steep slope and deposited them…

7 months ago

Curiosity Had to Route Around a 23-Degree Slope to Reach a Fascinating Field of Craters

It's hard to believe, but Mars Curiosity Rover has been on Mars doing its thing for 11 years. And, so…

8 months ago

Curiosity Takes One Final Postcard Image of a Picturesque Valley Before Moving on to its Next Destination

The Mars rover Curiosity continues to make its way up the slopes of Mount Sharp on Mars. On April 8th,…

10 months ago

Curiosity Sees Spectacular Crepuscular Rays in Martian Clouds

NASA's Curiosity Rover usually looks down at the ground, studying nearby rocks and craters. But sometimes, it looks up and…

1 year ago

Curiosity Finds Another Metal Meteorite on Mars

MSL Curiosity is going about its business exploring Mars. The high-tech rover is currently exploring the sulphate-bearing unit on Mt.…

1 year ago

Curiosity Arrives in a Salty Region of Mars. Was it Left Over From a Dying Sea?

The Curiosity rover has now reached its primary target on Mount Sharp on Mars, the mountain in the middle of…

1 year ago