Mars Rover Opportunity to Thoroughly Examine Matijevic Hill

While Mars rover Curiosity might be getting all the attention these days, Mars rover Opportunity is still active during it’s ninth year on Mars. Starting this week, Opportunity will spend weeks or months investigating the unique geological feature of a…

Snow on Mars Found by NASA Orbiter

NASA researchers announced last week that data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has given the “clearest evidence yet” of dry ice snowfalls on Mars. Dry ice, as it is commonly known, is frozen carbon dioxide. “These are the first definitive…

Curiosity Beams Back First Color Panorama of Mars

Well, this is cool. Earlier in the week, NASA promised us bigger, color photos from the surface of Mars. And what do you know, mark them good on their word. That’s because the Curiosity rover has just sent the first…

Curiosity Rover Gives Us First 3D Images From Mars

Early monday morning, while much of the east coast was asleep, NASA landed the most technologically advanced mars rover ever, the Curiosity, on the surface of the Red Planet. And ever since, we’ve been treated to photos and videos from…

New Mars Photos Coming Later This Week; Bigger, and in Color

UPDATE: NASA has released the first video of the descent. Since the Curiosity rover landed safely on the surface of Mars earlier today, we’ve only been treated to a few black and white photos from the rover’s rear Hazcam. Of…

Mars Rover: NASA Celebrates the Curiosity Landing [PHOTOS]

Early this morning (around 1:32 am EDT), the most advanced Mars rover in the history of the space program touched down on the surface of Mars. The nearly 2,000-pound Curiosity executed a complex series of entry and landing maneuvers and…

Mars Rover Curiosity Safely Lands, Begins Two-Year Mission

After a trip that took around nine months, the most advanced rover ever produced by NASA has successfully landed on the surface of Mars. According to the Mars Science Laboratory everything went according to plan, as Curiosity aced each step…

NASA Scientist Discovered Filming Mars Landing!

So, in a weird that they didn’t just tell us about this, kind of way. A NASA team was discovered in the middle of the desert in California doing what looks like a video shoot of their newest rover on…