Curiosity

01.31.16
Curiosity rover takes a selfie on a Martian dune
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Curiosity rover takes a selfie on a Martian dune

Don't worry: there's no duckface in sight.

By M. Moon,   01.31.16
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10.12.15
New data suggests Mars had lakes that could have supported life
10.12.15

New data suggests Mars had lakes that could have supported life

Mars might have had life-supporting lakes in the past.

By J. Trew,   10.12.15
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10.10.15
Our ongoing missions to Mars are over 50 years in the making
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10.10.15

Our ongoing missions to Mars are over 50 years in the making

Mankind has been sending spacecraft to Mars for more than half a century, although not every mission is a success.

By J. Turi,   10.10.15
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09.21.15
NASA enlists student help with Mars mission design challenge
09.21.15

NASA enlists student help with Mars mission design challenge

College student can submit ideas on how to slow NASA's manned spacecraft as it approaches the surface of Mars.

By B. Steele,   09.21.15
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09.12.15
What petrified sand dunes look like on Mars
09.12.15

What petrified sand dunes look like on Mars

NASA created a panorama from Curiosity's images to show petrified sand dunes on Mars.

By M. Moon,   09.12.15
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08.22.15
The Big Picture: Curiosity takes a 'belly selfie' on Mars
08.22.15

The Big Picture: Curiosity takes a 'belly selfie' on Mars

"The image is a composite of 92 photos taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on August 5th."

By M. Moon,   08.22.15
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08.06.15
Now you can drive around Mars with NASA's Curiosity simulator
08.06.15

Now you can drive around Mars with NASA's Curiosity simulator

Explore the red planet with NASA's interactive online map and rover simulator

By S. Buckley,   08.06.15
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07.31.15
Space drones will collect samples from planets and asteroids
07.31.15

Space drones will collect samples from planets and asteroids

NASA's innovations lab at Kennedy Space Center is making drones that can withstand the harsh conditions of space to collect extraterrestrial samples.

By M. Moon,   07.31.15
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05.23.15
NASA patched Curiosity rover's autofocus problem over the air
05.23.15

NASA patched Curiosity rover's autofocus problem over the air

Pardon me while I say something that might not be entirely popular: Software updates are pretty aw...

By T. Seppala,   05.23.15
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