Curiosity Rover

Mont Mercou on Mars

Here are a few stunning views of the Curiosity Rover’s current location, Mont Mercou in Gale Crater on Mars. This…

3 months ago

Iceland is a Similar Environment to Ancient Mars

A new study conducted by NASA scientists and Rice University shows how Iceland's environment is the closest analog on Earth…

5 months ago

Plans for a Mars Sample Return Mission Have Moved to the Next Stage

The Mars Sample Return (MSR) program, a joint effort between NASA and the ESA to bring samples of Mars back…

6 months ago

At One Time, This Region of Mars was Inundated by a “Megaflood”

A new study of the Curiosity rover's data has show that the Gale Crater once experienced massive flooding, bolstering the…

7 months ago

Perseverance Will be Scanning Inside Rocks for Fossils on Mars

When it arrives on Mars next year, Perseverance will use a next-generation X-ray scanner assisted by AI to search for…

9 months ago

The Surface of Mars Might Have Gotten an Acid Bath, Obscuring Evidence of Past Life

According to a recent study, the presence of acidic and alkali fluids on the surface of Mars mean that its…

9 months ago

Curiosity Is Going To Spend Its Summer Driving Around a Dangerous Sandy Region on Mars

Do road trips actually require roads? Not if you’re NASA’s Curiosity rover, who is embarking on an extended 1 mile…

11 months ago

Curiosity Sees Earth and Venus in the Night Skies on Mars

Normally the images from NASA’s Curiosity rover, currently sitting near “Bloodstone Hill” on Mars, are of alien vistas and rock…

12 months ago

Better Tires to Drive on Mars

A future rover on Mars may include shape-shifting capabilities. This innovative tech won’t quite be like the liquid-metal polymorphing robot…

1 year ago

Wheels and Helicopter Attached to Perseverance Rover

The Perseverance rover was recently integrated with its wheels and Mars Helicopter, as part of its final preparations before launch…

1 year ago