Latest News for Mars Rovers Opportunity and Spirit Archive
19 June 2008, 11:35 AM ET
NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander lost some unessential science data it gathered because of a memory storage problem.
18 June 2008, 01:35 PM ET
NASA's Mars Phoenix Lander began digging a new trench on the Red Planet.
16 June 2008, 04:50 PM ET
Phoenix analyzes first soil sample, finds no water so far.
13 June 2008, 04:39 PM ET
Phoenix uses microscope to peer at soil particles; exposes more white material.
11 June 2008, 03:21 PM ET
Soil sample stuck at entrance of instrument finally falls through.
04 June 2008, 07:00 AM ET
Two rovers, one American, one European, and a probe to Phobos slated through next decade.
30 May 2008, 06:48 AM ET
No toy or model versions of NASA's Mars Phoenix Lander are available.
29 May 2008, 02:00 PM ET
New analysis of Mars soil suggests water on Mars was too briny for life.
29 May 2008, 07:00 AM ET
A European spacecraft caught the sounds of Phoenix's Martian landing.
27 May 2008, 03:45 PM ET
Phoenix mission runs into first glitch, while orbiter images lander on surface.
26 May 2008, 04:19 PM ET
A NASA orbiter caught a photo of the Phoenix probe's Sunday landing on Mars.
26 May 2008, 02:51 AM ET
The Phoenix spacecraft is in good health after its Sunday Mars landing.
26 May 2008, 12:01 AM ET
The Phoenix spacecraft has beamed home its first images from the Martian arctic.
25 May 2008, 07:59 PM ET
NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander survives descent to planet’s surface.
25 May 2008, 08:00 AM ET
The Phoenix Mars Lander is set to make its only attempt to land on Mars today.
24 May 2008, 05:17 PM ET
Phoenix craft is in good health as excitement rises over Sunday's landing.
23 May 2008, 07:00 AM ET
The frozen arctic plains of Mars await the Phoenix spacecraft's Sunday landing.
22 May 2008, 04:47 PM ET
The weather on Mars looks good for the Sunday landing of NASA's Phoenix probe.
22 May 2008, 02:00 PM ET
NASA's Spirit Rover finds silica deposits that indicate ancient hydrothermal vents.
22 May 2008, 07:00 AM ET
A step-by-step look at the planned May 25, 2008 landing of the Phoenix Mars Lander.
22 May 2008, 12:02 AM ET
Phoenix Mars Lander: Schedule of Major Landing Events
21 May 2008, 04:08 PM ET
Mission Updates: Phoenix Mars Lander's Red Planet Arrival
20 May 2008, 06:48 AM ET
NASA's newest lander to address questions of water and life on Mars.
19 May 2008, 06:37 AM ET
NASA's newest lander to address questions of water and life on Mars.
09 May 2008, 02:00 AM ET
Planning is under way to reinvigorate a Mars sample return mission.
08 May 2008, 12:29 AM ET
Signs of life on Mars can be spotted using instruments on robotic probes.
01 May 2008, 07:49 AM ET
A river in Spain may show how signs of life could be preserved on Mars.
24 April 2008, 01:58 PM ET
A motor glitch has resurfaced aboard NASA's Mars rover Opportunity.
07 April 2008, 05:30 PM ET
This ATHLETE could play an essential role in new lunar bases.
24 March 2008, 05:08 PM ET
A 40 percent financial cut in MER program means one might stop doing science.
10 March 2008, 07:10 AM ET
NASA's long-term exploration strategy requires support from Generation Y
03 January 2008, 06:28 AM ET
The Mars rovers celebrate their fourth years on the red planet in January 2008.
13 November 2007, 07:00 AM ET
The sand dunes of Mars are slowpokes.
06 November 2007, 06:17 AM ET
After more than 3-1/2 years, NASA's twin Mars rovers continue to thrive.
15 October 2007, 05:29 PM ET
The decision could keep the robotic Martian explorers active through 2009.
11 October 2007, 06:56 AM ET
Mars rover controllers begin scouting for safe and productive winter spot.