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Mars 2020 Stands Up on its Wheels For The First Time

The Mars 2020 rover recently passed a milestone at NASA JPL, where it stood on its wheels and legs for…

2 weeks ago

Curiosity Finds A Region of Ancient Dried Mud. It Could Have Been an Oasis Billions of Year Ago

What happened to Mars? If Mars and Earth were once similar, as scientists think, what happened to all the water?…

1 month ago

Curiosity Sniffs a Spike in Methane. Could it be a Sign of Life?

The Curiosity rover has detected another methane plume on Mars, once again raising the issue of whether or not there…

5 months ago

Don’t Forget, Curiosity’s Sister Rover is Flying to Mars in 2020

The Mars 2020 mission is getting ever closer to the day when it will be launched to the Red Planet.

6 months ago

NASA Senior Engineer Kobie Boykins talks About Exploring Mars. And I was There to See it!

I recently had the honor of attending a Nat Geo Live talk hosted by Kobie Boykins. As NASA JPL's chief…

6 months ago

Curiosity has Finally Sampled a Clay-Rich Region on Mars

It's hard to believe that MSL Curiosity has been on Mars for almost seven years. But it has, and during…

7 months ago

Curiosity Crashed, but it’s Working Fine Again. NASA Won’t Have to Send Astronauts to Turn it off and Back on Again.

A few weeks after Curiosity suffered a glitch that put it in safe mode, the rover is once again operating…

9 months ago

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…

10 months ago

There Might be Enough Oxygen Below the Surface of Mars to Support Life

According to new study supported by NASA, a team of researchers found that Mars may have enough oxygen in subsurface…

1 year ago

The Bizarre Picture is a 360-Degree View Around Curiosity on Mars

NASA recently released a 360-degree panoramic image based on images taken by the Curiosity rover, which showed its latest drilling…

1 year ago