Aeolis Mons

NASA used Curiosity’s Sensors to Measure the Gravity of a Mountain on Mars

Some very clever people have figured out how to use MSL Curiosity's navigation sensors to measure the gravity of a…

4 years ago

Among the Martian Hills: Curiosity Rover Peers At Rocks Of Mount Sharp

After a couple of years of racing towards Mount Sharp (Aeolis Mons), now it's time for the Curiosity rover to…

9 years ago

An Incredible Journey, Mars Curiosity Rover Reaches the Base of Mount Sharp

Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have announced that the Mars Science Lab (MSL), Curiosity Rover, has reached the base…

9 years ago

Pictures: Punishing Mars Plateau For Curiosity Rover And Damaged Wheels

This picture alone illustrates the challenge NASA has as it slowly moves the Curiosity rover across Mars to its mountainous…

9 years ago

Was This Ridge Habitable? Mars Curiosity Eyes Nearby Mountain

So Curiosity has been on Mars for an Earth year and is now, slowly, making its way over to that…

10 years ago

What Mount Sharp Would Look Like on Earth

Ahh -- there's nothing like a beautiful sunny day in Gale crater! The rusty sand crunching beneath your wheels, a…

10 years ago

Take a Trip to Explore Gale Crater

Images from the Curiosity rover on Mars are truly spectacular but a large mosaic from the THEMIS camera aboard NASA's…

11 years ago