This week, NASA's nuclear-powered Curiosity rover celebrated its 2,000th Martian day (or Sol), but don't expect a pit stop any time soon.
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 Curiosity rover on Mars is learning a hard lesson of Red Planet road trips: If you drive long enough, you'll wear out your wheels.
Last week NASA's Mars rover Curiosity stumbled upon a dark grey, golf ball-sized object that looks nothing like the typical red-orange rocks typically seen on Mars.
If life existed on Mars, it would have had to deal with harsh radiation — and any traces might only be found deep under the soil.
What does Mars sound like? A microphone on NASA's Mars 2020 rover could allow scientists to analyze the composition of rocks, as well as hear the Martian wind blow.
Get the full Mark Watney experience and immerse yourself in a "virtual reality" Mars landscape courtesy of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
A new image pairs intricate illustrations with delightfully simple language to explain the "Red World Space Car" (Curiosity Mars rover) and its mission.
A research team has published some intriguing work in Nature Geoscience regarding transient liquid water and water activity at Gale crater on Mars – the exploration zone of NASA’s Curiosity rover.
An excerpt from "Curiosity," Rod Pyle's new book about NASA's $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory mission.
See photos and images of NASA's next Mars rover, a 1-ton robot launching toward the Red Planet in 2020.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has given scientists their best-ever look at the radiation environment astronauts would experience during a Red Planet mission.
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