sixth_attempt Archive
01 August 2012, 03:33 PM ET
The online Slooh Space Camera will show live views of Mars from Earth.
01 August 2012, 12:39 PM ET
A side-by-side comparison reveals some similarities between NASA's new Mars rover and Ford's truck.
01 August 2012, 11:44 AM ET
NASA's Mars rover is scheduled to land on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, a high stakes mission.
01 August 2012, 10:39 AM ET
A look at the Curiosity rover's science instruments and what they can do.
31 July 2012, 04:00 PM ET
The live NASA broadcast of the Curiosity rover's arrival at Mars will be screened on a giant TV in Manhattan.
31 July 2012, 11:42 AM ET
William Shatner and Wil Wheaton narrate new videos about the upcoming Mars rover landing.
31 July 2012, 09:43 AM ET
Star Trek's Wil Wheaton explains the hair raising descent of the Mars Science Laboratory and its mission to explore the strange 'red' world.
31 July 2012, 09:38 AM ET
Star Trek's William Shatner explains the hair raising descent of the Mars Science Laboratory and its mission to explore the strange 'red' world
30 July 2012, 04:46 PM ET
Where might life on Mars live? How did a wet planet turn dry?
30 July 2012, 06:40 AM ET
NASA's Curiosity rover will touch down on the Red Planet on the night of Aug. 5.
27 July 2012, 12:02 PM ET
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover will look for signs of water buried beneath the Martian surface.
27 July 2012, 06:58 AM ET
Much of the rest of the solar system remains relatively unstudied.
26 July 2012, 01:53 PM ET
A campaign called 'Get Curious' will draw attention to the Curiosity Mars rover landing.
26 July 2012, 12:35 PM ET
Lockheed Martin developed the back shell and heat shield for the Mars Science Laboratory. When it hits the Martian atmosphere on August 5th, 2005 the spacecraft will have to contend with heat of up to 3,800 degrees Fahrenheit.
25 July 2012, 05:40 PM ET
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover will take a pinch of Mars and bake it to search for signs of habitability.
25 July 2012, 12:50 PM ET
The next rover on Mars could pave the way for humans to follow.
25 July 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Mars Odyssey will send word of the Curiosity rover's perilous touchdown.
23 July 2012, 03:49 PM ET
The mountain-climbing rover heads for Mount Sharp, rising 3 miles (5 kilometers) above Gale Crater.
23 July 2012, 12:00 AM ET
The rover Curiosity will use an untried Sky Crane system to lower to the surface of Mars.
20 July 2012, 01:52 PM ET
NASA's new Mars rover could survive on the Martian surface for five or six years, agency officials estimate.
20 July 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Researchers aren't sure exactly how the 3-mile-high Mount Sharp formed.
19 July 2012, 11:00 AM ET
NASA's Curiosity rover is the biggest and most advanced robotic explorer ever sent to Mars.
17 July 2012, 05:53 PM ET
The orbiter is expected to make a full recovery.
17 July 2012, 02:35 PM ET
Nathalie Cabrol's trajectory to become a NASA Mars scientist was launched the moment she saw Neil Armstrong land on the Moon. She passionately counsels America to explore even in tough economic times.
17 July 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Curiosity touched down at Mars' Gale Crater on the night of Aug. 5.
16 July 2012, 05:25 PM ET
The Curiosity rover is scheduled to touch down on Mars on Aug. 5.
16 July 2012, 02:48 PM ET
NASA and Microsoft's free Kinect interactive Xbox game lets players try to land the Curiosity Rover. Watch Danielle Dallas Roosa – granddaughter of astronaut Stuart Roosa – safely execute a tricky touchdown.
16 July 2012, 01:36 PM ET
NASA has teamed up with Microsoft to make a video game about Curiosity's upcoming Mars landing.
16 July 2012, 01:30 PM ET
NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to release the first NASA Xbox 360 game "Mars Rover Landing" for Kinect.
16 July 2012, 06:50 AM ET
NASA has no big-ticket Mars missions on the docket beyond the Curiosity rover.
13 July 2012, 05:34 PM ET
Tune in on Monday to learn more about NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, which lands on Mars on Aug. 5.
12 July 2012, 06:25 PM ET
NASA's newest Mars rover is not the first spacecraft to attempt to land on the Red Planet.
09 July 2012, 02:44 PM ET
A look at previous missions that have attempted to land on Mars.
06 July 2012, 01:48 PM ET
NASA's huge rover Curiosity is one month from landing on Mars like no robot before.
06 July 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The study suggests locations and depths to search for organic life on Mars.
05 July 2012, 10:25 AM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory, currently en route to the Red Planet, may land on or near Martian sand dunes. NASA engineers are taking an identically weighted test-rover for a spin in surface conditions similar to driving on Mars.