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Curiosity Finds Ancient Mars Likely Had More Oxygen and Was More Hospitable to Life

New chemical science findings from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity indicate that ancient Mars likely had a higher abundance of molecular…

5 years ago

HiRISE Captures Curiosity on the Naukluft Plateau

Orbital images of Mars can provide useful information on the changing nature of the Martian surface. And eye candy too!

5 years ago

ExoMars 2018 Rover Postponed to 2020 Launch

Liftoff of the ExoMars 2018 rover mission currently under development jointly by Europe and Russia has just been postponed for…

6 years ago

Curiosity Cores Hole in Mars at ‘Lubango’ Fracture Zone

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover successfully bored a brand new hole in Mars at a tantalizing sandstone outcrop…

6 years ago

Opportunity Discovers Dust Devil, Explores Steepest Slopes on Mars

A “beautiful dust devil” was just discovered today, April 1, on the Red Planet by NASA’s long lived Opportunity rover…

6 years ago

Curiosity Celebrates Christmas at Red Planet Paradise at Namib Dune with 1st Mastcam Self-portrait

Just in time for the holidays, NASA’s Curiosity rover is celebrating Christmas 2015 at a Red Planet Paradise - spectacular…

6 years ago

Curiosity Snaps ‘Big Sky’ Drill Site Selfie at Martian Mountain Foothill

This self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the "Big Sky" site, where its drill collected the…

6 years ago

Curiosity Rover Confirms Ancient Lake Filled Gale Crater, Boosting Chance of Life

A view from the "Kimberley" formation on Mars taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. The strata in the foreground dip towards…

6 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…

6 years ago

Curiosity Snaps Stunning One of a Kind Belly Selfie At Buckskin Mountain Base Drill Site

This low-angle self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the site from which it reached down to…

6 years ago