Latest News About Mars Rovers Opportunity and Spirit
Mars Rovers Spirit and Opportunity are 6-wheeled, remotely operated explorers on the planet Mars. Learn more about Mars exploration and how the Spirit and Opportunity rovers are doing.
After more problems with soil clumping, Phoenix finally gets another dirt sample in oven.
Phoenix detection of perchlorate doesn't preclude life on Mars.
Phoenix detects compound harmful to life in dirt, working to confirm results.
Reports that big Phoenix findings coming false, says mission leader.
With confirmation of water ice, Phoenix still has work to do to see if Mars habitable.
Phoenix mission extended one month as lander gets first ice sample, confirms water.
Close-up images show cracks have developed in hard layer under Phoenix lander.
Phoenix team lives on Mars schedule with lander, like being constantly jet-lagged.
NASA will try again Sunday night to to get some dirt into the Phoenix Mars Lander's onboard oven, this time using a revised method.
A scoop of icy martian soil was collected by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's robotic arm but is stuck on the scoop.
Mission scientists to test plans to deliver ice sample to Phoenix instrument.
Phoenix Mars Lander's team is looking to extend the spacecraft's mission on Mars.
Phoenix Mars Lander schedule extended, taking atmospheric measurements.
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander will scoop up another test sample of ice.
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander successfully used its rasp and scoop to collect samples of Martian ice.
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has begun to use its motorized rasp tool to grind into the hard ice on Mars.