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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captured Time-Lapses of Clouds on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured a series of photos showing what clouds look like as they float across the sky on Mars. The photos are the …

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Five Years on Mars

LinkSee what NASA’s Curiosity Rover has seen over the last five years trucking along the surface of Mars, as it meandered its way across the Gale …

Five years of NASA's Curiosity rover exploring Mars in pictures- Tech Pictures, Firstpost

Watch five years of the Curiosity rover’s travels in a five minute time-lapse

NASA’s Curiosity rover just celebrated its five year anniversary on Mars, which is one mighty impressive milestone for a vehicle whose primary …

NASA Celebrates 5 Years of Curiosity With New Mars Rover Video - ExtremeTech

By on August 8, 2017 at 8:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>On August 6 2012, NASA’s Curiosity …

Mars Rover Can Celebrate 'Birthday' By Singing Alone On The Desolate Planet

The Curiosity rover has given NASA plenty to celebrate.<p>If you’ve ever spent a birthday alone quietly singing to yourself, congratulations, you have more in common with the Mars rover than you may have thought!<p>Saturday marks five years since NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars to begin its mission …

Five years on, Curiosity is still capturing amazing images of Mars

Initially, Curiosity's primary mission was scheduled to last two years (or one Martian year of 98 weeks), but the architecture of the rover has …

Amazing

From Space Plane to Sky Crane: How Part of a Space Shuttle Landed a Rover on Mars

Hardware from one of NASA's retired space shuttle orbiters played a critical role in the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars five years …

Space Exploration

Nasa's Curiosity rover will celebrate five years on Mars with a lonely birthday tune

On August 6, 2012, Nasa's Curiosity rover touched down on Mars. It landed in the Gale Crater, an ancient lake which was formed by an asteroid strike billions of years ago.<p>During its travels, the rover determined the lake environment on this part of Mars offered the conditions needed for life.<p>Over …

NASA: There's No Evidence of a Mars Civilization Thousands of Years Ago

A hearing held by the House Science Committee that aimed to discuss the largest of NASA’s upcoming projects — including launching another Mars rover …

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And Now, a Weather Report From Mars

Scientists in Spain are bringing Martian meteorology to the Earth-bound masses.<p>NASA’s rover Curiosity is still alive and well in the Gale Crater, …

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An Algorithm Helps Protect Mars Curiosity's Wheels

There are no mechanics on Mars, so the next best thing for NASA's Curiosity rover is careful driving.<p>A new algorithm is helping the rover do just …

Curiosity Rover's Drill Still Wonky on Mars, 7 Months Later

More than seven months after a malfunction sidelined the rock-boring drill aboard NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, mission team members are still trying …

Mars Rover

Curiosity Mars Rover Begins Study of Ridge Destination

The car-size NASA rover on a Martian mountain, Curiosity, has begun its long-anticipated study of an iron-bearing ridge forming a distinctive layer …

NASA: AI Will Lead the Future of Space Exploration

AI-Lead Missions<p>Steve Chien and Kiri Wagstaff of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have predicted that in the future, the behavior of space probes …

Space Science

The rover that will store rock samples on Mars

Nasa’s new rover is intended to store rock samples it plucks from the Martian surface. But what happens after that? BBC Future finds out.<p>With its bulky body, spindly legs, radioactive tail and a towering stalk with a single eye, Nasa’s latest Mars rover is not something you would want to come …

The Mars Robot Making Decisions on Its Own

Thanks to artificial-intelligence software, the Curiosity rover can target rocks without human input.<p>In 2012, the Curiosity rover began its slow trek across the surface of Mars, listening for commands from Earth about where to go, what to photograph, which rocks to inspect. Then last year, …

Picture of the Day: The Pale Blue Dot (Mars Edition)

Photograph by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona [June 5, 2017] Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance …

"Exploration telepresence" may virtually get people to Mars

As far as many people are concerned, there are just two ways of exploring other planets – either robots do it while all the humans stay back on …

Telepresence

NASA's Curiosity rover has a pet rock on Mars

Mars is probably a pretty lonely place.<p>The red planet is littered with rusty red rocks and, as far as we know, devoid of any kind of life. But even …

Mars

Curiosity rover decides—by itself—what to investigate on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars in 2012, in part to analyze rocks to see whether the Red Planet was ever habitable (or inhabited). But now the …

Mars Rover

Mars mystery: UFO hunters spot 'stone circle'

NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Climbing Mount Sharp

Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught a view of the Curiosity rover this month amid rocky …

This Former Lake On Mars Could Have Supported Life

The Curiosity rover has studied sedimentary rock to find out the history of a long-gone lake.<p>For five years now, NASA's Curiosity rover has trawled the Gale Crater on Mars, searching for signs of life. But Gale Crater was not always a dried out pit. The ancient Gale Lake existed for about 700 …

Meet the Mighty Women of NASA's New Astronaut Class

<i>From an aerospace engineer to a helicopter pilot to a microbiologist, these five remarkable women will help lead the way in space exploration!</i> NASA's …

The Millennial Astronaut Who Wants to Go to Mars

Jessica Watkins, one of NASA’s newest recruits, says she’s ready—but only if there’s a ride back.<p>When Jessica Watkins was growing up, NASA was launching space shuttle missions into low-Earth orbit about every few months. But Watkins, one of NASA’s newest astronauts, doesn’t really remember watching …

Hot rocks, not warm atmosphere, led to relatively recent water-carved valleys on Mars

Present-day Mars is a frozen desert, colder and more arid than Antarctica, and scientists are fairly sure it's been that way for at least the last 3 …

Interview with one of NASA's newest astronauts, Jessica Watkins

We sit down with Jessica Watkins, one of NASA's newest astronauts.

Cosmic radiation could double cancer risks for human mission to Mars

It's been said that the first Mars explorers will have to be prepared to take one for humanity. As various studies have shown, they risk permanent …

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Mars rover's home crater was a potential hotbed for life

NASA landed the Curiosity rover in Mars' Gale Crater precisely because it promised to be a sort of open book that revealed a lot about the planet's history. Well, scientists have been busy reading... and it looks like the crater had an intriguing past. Two newly published research papers indicate …

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