Mars Exploration Rovers

Opportunity Mars Rover Pushes Past 41 Kilometers Of Driving On Red Planet

Opportunity is the rover that keeps on going and going. It recently broke an extraterrestrial driving record after 10 years…

8 years ago

Mountains, Gandalf! Red Planet Pictures Show Mars In The Eyes Of The Rovers

Fancy a little Mars in your daily life? You need go no further than the excellent raw image archive that…

8 years ago

Some Ideas on Where the ‘Jelly Donut’ Rock on Mars Came from — and no, it’s not a mushroom

Hoo boy. Just mention the word “mystery” in conjunction with the planet Mars and all sorts of folks come out…

8 years ago

The Rock that Appeared Out of Nowhere on Mars

During last night's celebration at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of ten years of the Mars Exploration Rovers, mission principal investigator…

8 years ago

Opportunity Rover Glimpses Conditions Suitable for Life

Whitewater Lake is the large flat rock in the top half of the image. From left to right it is…

10 years ago

Latest Panoramic View from Mars Rover

What’s a Mars rover to do when there’s not enough power to rove? Take pictures. LOTS of pictures! This wonderful…

10 years ago

Incredible Digital Re-creations of the Mars Rovers

[/caption] Want to see the Mars Exploration Rovers in incredible, intricate detail – without having to travel to the Red…

10 years ago

8 Years on Mars: Downloadable Rover Poster

8 years ago today, January 24, the Opportunity rover landed on Mars. In what has become a tradition, Stu Atkinson…

10 years ago

Timelapse: The Spirit Rover’s Entire Journey on Mars

In just under 3 minutes, this timelapse video uses 3,418 different images taken by Spirit's front-right Hazcam to give an…

11 years ago

Celebrating the Spirit Rover

Last week scientists, engineers and others who work on the Mars Exploration Rover mission paid tribute to the Spirit rover…

11 years ago