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NASA’S Curiosity Rover Provides Clues to Changes of Martian Atmosphere

NASA –  MSL Curiosity, has taken significant steps toward understanding how Mars may have lost much of its original atmosphere. Learning what happened to the Martian atmosphere will help scientists…

Rock Zapped by Mars MSL Rover has Interesting Story to Tell

Jake Matijevic Rock formed in presence of water The rock know as Jake Matigevic  (matt-EE-oh-vick) shows signs similar to rocks on Earth formed volcanic rocks found formed in the presence…

Mars Rover Mission Broadcast Lands In Times Square

WASHINGTON — The Toshiba Vision screen in New York City’s Times Square will become the largest East Coast location for the public to see live mission coverage of Curiosity, NASA’s…

Mars Science Lab Curiosity Worth the Cost?

The fact that we are about to land the largest most complex and powerful rovers ever to land on mars is exciting for anyone with even a passing interest in…

Mars Rover Curiosity Hand Lens Imager instrument

NASA – A suite of instruments named Sample Analysis at Mars will analyze samples of material collected and delivered by the rover’s arm. It includes a gas chromatograph, a mass…

Free ‘Mars Rover Landing’ Game for Xbox Live

NASA has released a new video game that celebrates the Aug. 5 landing of its rover on Mars. The “Mars Rover Landing” game is made for the Xbox 360, and uses the systems…

How will Mars Curiosity land – Video

Click to see video of how Mars Curiosity will decend. The new Mars rover has a complex and challenging sequence of events that must happen properly in the 7 minutes…

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Finds Old Mars Landers

  MRO HiRISE has taken 21,000 images in its life, recent images show older landers. (NASA) The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recently captured images from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment…