Curiosity

07.15.16
NASA's Mars 2020 rover will search for signs of past life
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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will search for signs of past life

A redesigned skycrane landing system and soil sampling drill will pave the way for humans on the red planet.

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07.12.16
Curiosity awakens from nap to resume full operations
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Curiosity awakens from nap to resume full operations

An image-handling glitch likely made the rover put itself in standby mode.

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07.07.16
NASA's Curiosity rover took a 'safe mode' nap this weekend
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NASA's Curiosity rover took a 'safe mode' nap this weekend

Perhaps it’s on strike after they extended its mission another two years?

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06.28.16
Curiosity finds evidence that Mars was once rich in oxygen
06.28.16

Curiosity finds evidence that Mars was once rich in oxygen

The loss of its magnetic field is probably to blame, not aliens.

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04.28.16
Curiosity snaps a pic of the most rugged plateau it crossed
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Curiosity snaps a pic of the most rugged plateau it crossed

The 360-degree panorama shows the plateau's craggy surface.

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03.10.16
An interview with one of NASA's Curiosity Rover engineers
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An interview with one of NASA's Curiosity Rover engineers

NASA engineer Adam Steltzner talks about the intellectual "bare-knuckled brawl" that powers the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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