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.
Experts and officials react to the successful landing of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars.
The Curiosity rover's spectacular landing capped a night of memorable Mars moments. Here are our favorites.
The team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory celebrates after the successful touchdown of the Mars Science Laboratory on August 6th, 2012 EDT and acquisition of the first image from Curiosity on Mars.
Not long after it touched down on Mars, Curiosity sent back its first views.
Curiosity pulled off a nerve-wracking, unprecedented landing that saw it lowered to the Martian surface on cables.
Actors such as Morgan Freeman and Seth Green will be on hand to watch Curiosity's ambitious landing attempt.
The first photos from the Curiosity rover are expected to be sent back just hours after its landing.
One scientist is hoping Curiosity will find evidence for life on Mars.
There's an odd peanut-y tradition ahead when NASA's Mars rover Curiosity lands on the Red Planet.
Photos from NASA's live coverage of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars.
Saturn, Mars and the bright star Spica will form a triangle in the night sky.
It may cost $100 billion or more to put six astronauts on the Red Planet.
Curiosity is set to touch down at 10:31 p.m. PDT Sunday night.
Curiosity won't be able to communicate directly with Earth immediately after it lands.
NASA's Mars Odyssey and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft will send news of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars back to Earth. A lot of variables are involved to successfully receive transmission in the first few hours.
Long-time Mars exploration advocate Robert Zubrin says much is riding on the Curiosity rover's landing.