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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…

3 weeks 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…

2 months 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…

3 months ago

Mars 2020’s New Name is… “Perseverance”

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

4 months 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…

4 months 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…

5 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…

6 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…

6 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…

9 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?…

9 months ago