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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…

3 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…

2 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…

2 years ago

Curiosity Watches a Dust Devil Go Past

Tis a season of incredible wind driven activity on Mars like few before witnessed by our human emissaries ! Its…

2 years ago

Watch the Curiosity Rover Roll Across Mars’ Surface

We all love the 'selfies' the Curiosity rover takes of itself sitting on Mars. We love them because it's so…

3 years ago

Opportunity Blazes Through 4500 Sunsets on Mars and Gullies are Yet to Come!

The longest living Martian rover ever - Opportunity - has just surpassed another unfathomable milestone - 4500 Sols (or days)…

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

Spectacular Panoramas from Curiosity Reveal Layered Martian Rock Formations Like America’s Desert Southwest

The most stunning panoramic vistas likely ever snapped by NASA’s Curiosity rover reveal spectacularly layered Martian rock formations in such…

3 years ago

NASA’s InSight Lander Approved for 2018 Mars Launch

Top NASA managers have formally approved the launch of the agency’s InSight Lander to the Red Planet in the spring…

3 years ago