Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity Rover

Curiosity Reaches Massive Field of Spectacularly Rippled Active Martian Sand Dunes

After many months of painstaking driving, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has reached the edge of a massive field of spectacular…

9 years ago

Curiosity Mars Rover Nears First Study Site of Active Sand Dunes Beyond Earth

NASA’s Curiosity rover is on the Martian road to soon start the first ever study of currently active sand dunes…

9 years ago

Opportunity Rover Driving Between ‘Lily Pads’ in Search of Martian Sun and Science

Just shy of an unfathomable 4200 Sols traversing ravishing alien terrain on the Red Planet, the longest living ‘Martian’ -…

9 years ago

NASA’s MAVEN Orbiter Discovers Solar Wind Stripped Away Mars Atmosphere Causing Radical Transformation

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter mission has determined that ancient Mars suffered drastic climate change and lost…

9 years ago

Curiosity Investigates Petrified Martian Sand Dunes, Contemplates Next Drill Campaign

Large-scale crossbedding in the sandstone of this ridge on a lower slope of Mars' Mount Sharp is typical of windblown…

9 years ago

The Martian Curiosity Looks Back on 1000 Sols of Exploration on the Red Planet

Looking back 1000 Sols on the Red Planet NASA’s Martian Curiosity rover looks backs to 1000 Sols of science and…

9 years ago

Helicopter Drones on Mars

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently announced that it is developing a small drone helicopter to scout the way for future…

9 years ago

Curiosity Rover Data Indicates Gale Crater Mountain Used to be a Lake

What is now a mountain, was once a lake. That’s the conclusion of the Curiosity Mars rover science team after…

10 years ago

Curiosity Brushes ‘Bonanza King’ Target Anticipating Fourth Red Planet Rock Drilling

Curiosity brushes 'Bonanza King' drill target on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover looks back to ramp with 4th drill site target…

10 years ago

Curiosity Reverses Back from Martian Valley of Slippery Sand and Finds Fourth Rock Drilling Candidate at ‘Bonanza King’

NASA’s Curiosity rover looks back to ramp with 4th drill site target at ‘Bonanza King’ rock outcrop in ‘Hidden Valley’…

10 years ago