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02.24.15
Curiosity learns to drill into Mars rocks without breaking them
02.24.15

Curiosity learns to drill into Mars rocks without breaking them

It's no secret that scientists want the Curiosity rover to drill into Mars more often. However, it...

By J. Fingas,   02.24.15
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01.26.15
Lunar Xprize competitors get $5.25 million for reaching key milestones
01.26.15

Lunar Xprize competitors get $5.25 million for reaching key milestones

The Lunar Xprize challenge isn't just meant to reward the first team that lands a private rover on...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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01.26.15
NASA wants helicopter drones to lead the way for Mars rovers
01.26.15

NASA wants helicopter drones to lead the way for Mars rovers

Rovers have a tough time getting across Mars' vast, unforgiving landscape. They can't see very far...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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01.09.15
NASA and Nissan team up to on self-driving cars and space rovers
01.09.15

NASA and Nissan team up to on self-driving cars and space rovers

NASA and Nissan believe they've got a lot to learn from each other when it comes to autonomous veh...

By M. Moon,   01.09.15
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12.17.14
Curiosity detects organic molecules in Martian atmosphere and soil
12.17.14

Curiosity detects organic molecules in Martian atmosphere and soil

NASA's Curiosity rover is still going strong on the red planet, observing the atmosphere and analy...

By M. Moon,   12.17.14
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09.01.14
Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars
09.01.14

Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars

NASA's ironman Mars rover Opportunity, like your five-year-old PC, is about to get reformatted. Pr...

By S. Dent,   09.01.14
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07.31.14
Mars 2020 rover will give us a way to know the red planet better
07.31.14

Mars 2020 rover will give us a way to know the red planet better

NASA's been planning for the Mars 2020 rover for a long time now, back when Curiosity was just mak...

By M. Moon,   07.31.14
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07.29.14
Opportunity rover breaks record for longest distance driven off-Earth
07.29.14

Opportunity rover breaks record for longest distance driven off-Earth

When the Opportunity rover landed on the red planet in 2004, NASA only intended to drive it for ab...

By M. Moon,   07.29.14
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06.25.14
Curiosity celebrates its first action-packed Martian year
06.25.14

Curiosity celebrates its first action-packed Martian year

Curiosity feted its first Martian year on the red planet (687 earth days) with a stiched-up selfie...

By S. Dent,   06.25.14
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