Tag Archives: curiosity

Need Microscope on Mars now, and Thirty Years ago on Viking.

Why have we not taken this basic instrument to Mars? Sometimes the most obvious things somehow get lost when large complex missions are  being planned and we can’t see the…

We were driving on mars one day…in the merry merry month of..December

Curiosity Rover’s Traverse, August through November 2012 Since landing at a site  named “Bradbury Landing,” The rover has traveled 1,703 feet (519 meters) to an overlook position beside “Point Lake”. The rover…

NASA Announces Mars MSL findings…Viking Lander history repeats itself.

History Repeats itself….sigh NASA held a news conference today to reveal what one of the program scientists said was an announcement “for the history books”.  Well……..if the history books are about how…

NASA’s Big Mars Announcment Tomorrow 12/3/12-Worth the wait?

Exciting news or a Big Yawn? (Update 12/3/12 see announcement at this link.) Tomorrow NASA is going to make an announcement related to a finding by the Mars Rover and…

Curiosity completes a touch-and-go on SOL 108

                            NASA = Last week, Curiosity drove for the first time after spending several weeks in soil-scooping…

How would a discovery of life on Mars change us? We may know in a few weeks.

Findings by Mars Rover could change our place in the Universe. (Update 11/26/12 – KnowledgeOrb has learned that the announcement from NASA about SAM findings will be on 12/3/12) Recently NASA stated…

Exciting News soon from Mars Rover said to be Historic….Evidence of Life?

Mars SAM instrument may have discovered “Something for the History Books.” (Update 11/26/12 – KnowledgeOrb has learned that the announcement from NASA about SAM findings will be on 12/3/12) According to an…

Mars Curiosity High-Resolution Self-Portrait

Curiosity rover used the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on Sol 84 (Oct. 31, 2012) to take this self portrait. The new rover appears shiny and clean. It will be…