Mars rover Curiosity gets mission extension
NASA announced that it plans to launch an unmanned rover toward Mars in 2020, to help pave the way for an eventual Martian sample-return mission.
Mars rover Curiosity celebrates its first birthday
On Nov. 26, 2011, the rover began an 8-month journey to Mars that ended on Aug. 5, 2012.
Has NASA’s Curiosity rover made a big discovery?
NASA scientists are to checking and double-checking the results before announcing the Mars Science Laboratory’s potential findings.
Curiosity team switches from Mars time to Earth time
Being on the Martian clock, which changed every few days relative to Earth time, created a sense of chronic jet lag for NASA employees.
Curiosity rover finds ‘bright object’ in first scoop of Martian soil
The shiny object could likely be a small bit of the rover itself. NASA scientists are not using the scooping arm until they know for sure.
NASA’s Curiosity rover to go for a spin on Mars
Curiosity’s 10-foot test drive on the Martian surface will likely take 30 minutes to complete.
Spectacular photo of Mars rover landing captured by orbiter
Had the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter taken the picture ‘one second before or one second after’ it likely wouldn’t have featured the rover.
‘Long live American Curiosity!’: Successful Mars rover landing brings cheers for NASA
NASA officials see the Curiosity landing as proof of NASA’s importance and continued leadership in the field of space exploration.