SAM

Curiosity Sniffs a Spike in Methane. Could it be a Sign of Life?

The Curiosity rover has detected another methane plume on Mars, once again raising the issue of whether or not there…

1 year ago

Engineers Develop a Whole New Way to Use Curiosity’s Drill After a Recent Hardware Failure

Due to a mechanical failure, engineers at NASA JPL have developed a new method for the Curiosity drill, which was…

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…

4 years ago

More Evidence That Mars Lost Its Atmosphere

Although today Mars' atmosphere is sparse and thin -- barely 1% the density of Earth's at sea level -- scientists…

7 years ago

Is Historic Discovery imminent concerning Martian Organic Chemistry ?

Image caption: Curiosity scoops repeatedly into this Martian soil at windblown ripple dubbed ‘Rocknest’, shown in this mosaic, and delivered…

8 years ago

I Am SAM

Portrait of Curiosity assembled from raw images acquired with MAHLI on Sol 85 (Nov. 11. 2012 UTC) Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science…

8 years ago

A Twisting Tale of Space Solar Power

[/caption] The dream of clean, consistent and renewable space solar power may become a reality, thanks to new research being…

8 years ago