How did these Martian rocks form? As the robotic Curiosity rover has approached Pahrump Hills on Mars, it has seen an interesting and textured landscape dotted by some unusual rocks.… Continue reading
What created this unusual hole in Mars? The hole was discovered by chance in 2011 on images of the dusty slopes of Mars’ Pavonis Mons volcano taken by the HiRISE instrument aboard the robotic Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter currently circling Mars.… Continue reading
What would it be like to see a sunset on Mars? To help find out, the robotic rover Spirit was deployed in 2005 to park… Continue reading
Landing in mid-2012, the Curiosity rover is searching for clues of whether life could ever have existed on the red planet [and has found] evidence for… Continue reading
NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars has captured its first view of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet — a striking image that shows our home planet as a bright light in the Martian sky, with the moon shining… Continue reading
What if a rock that looked like a jelly donut suddenly appeared on Mars?
That’s just what happened in front of the robotic Opportunity rover currently exploring… Continue reading
Like many people, sometimes when I’m bored, I like to download some pics from the Curiosity mission and look them over. First thing I want to say is that I’m not one of those people that finds something in every… Continue reading
What’s in this smooth soil on Mars? In late October, NASA’s robotic Curiosity rover stopped near a place dubbed Rocknest as it continues to explore Gale Crater on Mars.… Continue reading
Curiosity is on the move across Mars — but where is it going? The car-sized rover’s path after 29 Martian days on the surface is shown on the above map.
Curiosity is still almost… Continue reading