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Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity Rover

Curiosity has Found the Mother Lode of Clay on the Surface of Mars

Clay is a big deal on Mars because it often forms in contact with water. Find clay, and you've usually…

8 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…

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…

12 months ago

See NASA’s Curiosity Rover Simultaneously from Orbit and Red Planet’s Surface Climbing Mount Sharp

You can catch a glimpse of what its like to see NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover simultaneously high overhead from orbit…

3 years ago

Opportunity Reaches ‘Perseverance Valley’ Precipice – Ancient Fluid Carved Gully on Mars

Now well into her 13th year roving the Red Planet, NASA’s astoundingly resilient Opportunity rover has arrived at the precipice…

3 years ago

Book Excerpt: “Incredible Stories From Space,” Roving Mars With Curiosity, part 3

Following is the final excerpt from my new book, "Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing…

3 years ago

Book Excerpt: “Incredible Stories From Space,” Roving Mars With Curiosity, part 2

Following is Part 2 of an excerpt from my new book, "Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the…

3 years ago

Book Excerpt: “Incredible Stories From Space,” Roving Mars With Curiosity, part 1

Following is an excerpt from my new book, "Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our…

3 years ago

Drilling at Unfathomable Alien Landscapes – All in a Sols (Day’s) Work for Curiosity

Our beyond magnificent Curiosity rover has just finished her latest Red Planet drilling campaign - at the rock target called…

3 years ago