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September 27, 2013

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water in Martian soil

Water has been discovered in the fine-grained soil on the surface ofMars, which could be a useful resource for future human missions to the red planet, […]
March 27, 2013

Curiosity Is Back To Work On Mars, But Only For A Few Days

Curiosity Explores Mars On August 6, the largest rover yet-the size of a car rather than a golf cart-will land on the Red Planet. Curiosity is carrying […]
March 19, 2013

Mars Rover Curiosity Uncovers A Watery Past Throughout Gale Crater

All around the site where the rover drilled its first sample, evidence shows the rocks formed in watery conditions. The Mars rover Curiosity’s home in Gale Crater may […]
March 13, 2013

Nasa finds new evidence life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa‘sCuriosity rover. Rock dust drilled from sediments in […]
March 12, 2013

NASA to reveal what Mars is made of

NASA will reveal new discoveries about Mars gleaned from the Curiosity rover’s first rock powder sample in a high-profile press conference today. The Mars rover press […]
February 21, 2013

Curiosity Rover Ready to Analyze Martian Time Capsule From Inside of Rock

After a long and careful hole drilling operation, NASA’s Curiosity rover has collecting powdered rock representing the first sample ever acquired from the interior of Mars. The tablespoon of crushed […]
February 8, 2013

Drill, Rover, Drill: Curiosity Bores Into Mars Rock for First Time

NASA’s Curiosity rover turned on its drill and bored into a rock on Mars early today, the first time humans have ever drilled on a planet […]
February 5, 2013

Curiosity rover hammers into first Mars rock in crucial test

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has pounded into a Red Planet rock with its drill for the first time, bringing the 1-ton robot a big step closer […]
December 30, 2012

Road trip on tap for NASA's Mars rover in the new year

PASADENA, Calif. — Since captivating the world with its acrobatic landing, the Mars rover Curiosity has fallen into a rhythm: Drive, snap pictures, zap at boulders, scoop up […]