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10 Years & Top 10 Discoveries from Marvelous Mars Express

This week marks the 10th anniversary since the launch of the European Space Agencies’ (ESA) Mars Express orbiter from the…

9 years ago

Opportunity Mars Rover Blazes Past 40 Year Old Space Driving Record

Now more than 9 years and counting into her planned mere 90 day mission to Mars, NASA’s legendary Opportunity rover…

9 years ago

Opportunity Rover Starts Year 10 on Mars with Remarkable Science Discoveries

Image caption: Opportunity Celebrates 9 Years and 3200 Sols on Mars snapping this panoramic view from her current location on…

9 years ago

Rover Team Chooses 1st Rock Drilling Target for Curiosity

Image caption: Time lapse mosaic shows Curiosity rover’s arm movement from raised position to surface deployment on Sol 149 (Jan.…

9 years ago

A Penny for your Curiosity on Mars

[/caption] NASA’s huge Curiosity Mars Science Lab (MSL) rover is carrying a vintage Lincoln penny along for the long interplanetary…

10 years ago

Opportunity Phones Home Dusty Self-Portraits and Ground Breaking Science

[/caption] Opportunity, the Princess of Martian Robots, phoned home dusty new self portraits - above and below - of her…

10 years ago

Spirit Lander – 1st Color Image from Mars Orbit

[/caption] The Lander platform for NASA’s Spirit rover has been photographed in stunning high resolution color for the first time…

10 years ago

NASA’s Resilient Rover Opportunity Begins Year 9 On Mars with Audacious Science Ahead

[/caption] Today, the resilient Opportunity robot begins her 9th year roving around beautifully Earth-like Martian terrain where potentially life sustaining…

10 years ago

Opportunity arrives at Greeley Haven – 5th Winter Haven Worksite on Mars

[/caption] NASA’s seemingly indestructible Opportunity rover has arrived at the breathtaking location where she’ll be working through her unfathomable 5th…

10 years ago