Latest News About Mars Science Laboratory, NASA's Newest Mars Rover
The Mars rover Curiosity, also known as the Science Laboratory, will launch in late 2011 and land on the Red Planet in August 2012.
Curiosity is slated to turn its wheels for the first time Tuesday or Wednesday.
The Curiosity rover fired 30 laser shots in 10 seconds to zap a rock on Mars.
The photo shows Curiosity and the rim of Mars' huge Gale Crater.
Curiosity could start blasting rocks this weekend.
Pop star Britney Spears used Twitter to chat up NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
NASA's Bobak Ferdowsi (Curiosity Flight Director) talks about this past weeks instrument check outs and panoramas and highlights activities coming up for the new Mars rover.
See new images beamed back from Mars by Curiosity rover.
Ferdowsi has worked on Curiosity's mission for almost nine years, but the world noticed him for his hairstyle.
Not yet roving, but snapping away! During the new science laboratory's third day on Mars (Sol 3) Curiosity sent down high-res images of its surroundings from it's Mastcam.
NASA will stream the 1:30 p.m. ET update on Mars rover Curiosity live online.
The video takes a different spin on LMFAO's hit song "Sexy and I Know It."
Images from a European Mars satellite helped make Curiosity's touchdown last week the most precise landing on the Red Planet yet.
The Milky Way arches across this rare 360-degree panorama of the night sky above the Paranal platform, home of ESO’s Very Large Telescope in this amazing desktop wallpaper.
The photo was taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which circles the Red Planet.
The 1-ton robot has an energy-saving 'dream mode,' researchers revealed Tuesday.
The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft recorded Curiosity's radio signals.
ESA's Mars Express orbiter set its radio antenna to hear the descent of the Mars Science Laboratory. The resulting signal was converted to human-rated audio: MSL's 20-minute entry is compressed to 19 seconds.
The huge NASA rover has its driving software loaded up for its first drive next week.