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Mars 2020’s New Name is… “Perseverance”

NASA's Mars 2020 rover finally has a proper name - Perseverance!

3 weeks ago

Curiosity’s Latest Mars Panorama, Captured in 1.8 Billion Glorious Pixels

The Curiosity rover on Mars has captured the most detailed panoramic image ever taken of the Red Planet’s surface. The…

3 weeks ago

Mars 2020 Will be The Third Time That NASA Has Tried to Send a Microphone to Mars

The Mars 2020 rover, which will launch this summer, will be the third NASA mission to bring a microphone to…

2 months ago

A Glitch Caused Curiosity to Freeze in Place. But It’s Better Now

Article updated at 3:40 pm CST, 1/24/20. NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover experienced a technical glitch last week, causing it to…

2 months ago

Curiosity Looked up and Saw Phobos During the Daytime

This image of Phobos in the sky above Mars was taken by Curiosity in 2012 and was recently refurbished by…

2 months ago

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…

5 months 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?…

6 months 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…

9 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.

10 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…

11 months ago