Mars rover

05.09.14
Colin Pillinger, Britain's Mars-rover chief, dies aged 70
05.09.14

Colin Pillinger, Britain's Mars-rover chief, dies aged 70

Colin Pillinger, one of Britain's most famous space scientists, has died at the age of 70 from a b...

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04.10.14
Welcome to Mars on Earth
04.10.14

Welcome to Mars on Earth

We already know the radiation levels on Mars' surface are safe enough for us to go ahead and start...

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02.11.13
Curiosity rover drills into Martian rock, looks for more evidence of water
02.11.13

Curiosity rover drills into Martian rock, looks for more evidence of water

NASA scientists won't have to wait until InSight's 2016 drilling mission to see what lies beneath...

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09.28.12
NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow
09.28.12

NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow

Curiosity may have spent a while limbering up for the mission ahead, but now it's found evidence o...

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09.07.12
Curiosity rover starts light robotic arm workout in preparation for scientific main event
09.07.12

Curiosity rover starts light robotic arm workout in preparation for scientific main event

As NASA promised, Curiosity has stopped at the quarter pole toward its first scientific destinatio...

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08.30.12
Mars Curiosity leaves its landing area, heads to distant frontier a quarter-mile away
08.30.12

Mars Curiosity leaves its landing area, heads to distant frontier a quarter-mile away

Now that Curiosity has survived its thrill-a-minute landing and passed an upgrade and physical wit...

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08.28.12
Voice signals sent to Mars and back, while telephoto images tease rich geology
08.28.12

Voice signals sent to Mars and back, while telephoto images tease rich geology

The Martian hills are alive with the sound of music. Well, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden's voi...

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08.21.12
Curiosity rover flaunts its battle scar, wind sensor is bruised (but not broken)
08.21.12

Curiosity rover flaunts its battle scar, wind sensor is bruised (but not broken)

You can't win 'em all. Such is the case with the Curiosity rover, anyway, as diagnostics have reve...

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