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.
In this space wallpaper, Gale Crater is 154 km wide and is located at latitude 5.4 degrees south and longitude 137.9 degrees east.
Scientists pieced the 79 pictures into a mosaic.
Praise from the President of the United States – and a joke about Flight Director Bobak Ferdowsi viral hair style – were bestowed on the Mars Science Laboratory team. Pres. Obama underlined the programs importance for science and education.
President Barack Obama hailed NASA's Mars rover Curiosity team's landing as "mind-boggling."
President Obama will congratulate the scientists who landed the Curiosity rover on Mars last week.
Curiosity's CheMin instrument is vital to its search for habitability on Mars.
NASA's huge Mars rover Curiosity won't be the last mission to Mars.
Curiosity pulled off a stunning landing on the night of Aug. 5.
The name is a tribute to the city in Canada's Northwest Territories, a famous jumping-off point for geologists.
These instructions can help you build your own LEGO Mars rover model.
The six-wheeled robot is updating to software optimized for surface operations.
The short-lived dust cloud is likely the crash of the descent stage for NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
It looks like there will be no shortcuts to the Martian subsurface for NASA's Curiosity rover.
The software transition will prepare Curiosity for its mission on the surface of Mars.
This color full-resolution space wallpaper showing the heat shield of NASA's Curiosity rover was obtained during descent to the surface of Mars on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT).
Gale Crater is a unique and intriguing place, researchers say.
The data could help pave the way for human exploration of Mars.
Curiosity is working perfectly so far, researchers say.