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.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is giving the Red Planet a taste of paparazzi.
Curiosity's new Martian environs look a lot like California's Mojave Desert.
A flying saucer-like heat shield protected NASA's new Mars rover during its landing Aug. 5.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped its first 3-D views.
On Curiosity's docket today is deploying its mast and establishing direct-to-Earth communications.
Astrophysicist Mike Shara – who is also Curator of space science exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History – is ecstatic about Curiosity’s successful landing. SPACE.com’s Dave Brody spoke with him the morning after touchdown.
Earthlings will become virtual Martians as they live and work on a Mars schedule to control NASA's new rover.
SPACE.com correspondent Rod Pyle's video blog takes us backstage at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in the hours leading up to MSL/Curiosity's thrilling landing.
An engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory became an unsuspecting internet star.
This stunning space wallpaper of the landscape to the north of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity was acquired by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on the afternoon of the first day after landing.
This space wallpaper taken by NASA's Curiosity shows what lies ahead for the rover, its main science target, Mount Sharp.
See the amazing first landing photos from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity from Aug. 5/6, 2012.
The photo shows the north wall and rim of Gale Crater in the distance.
The Curiosity rover will take a look around the environment of its Martian landing site.
Curiosity shot the footage itself as it streaked throught the Martian atmosphere.
The new photos show crisp views of the Curiosity rover's surroundings on the Red Planet.
Around 1,000 people showed up in the middle of the night Sunday (Aug. 5) to watch Curiosity land on Mars
Curiosity is now gearing up for its two-year mission.