07.22.11 - NASA's next Mars rover will land at the foot of a layered mountain inside the planet's Gale Crater.
07.18.11 - NASA and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will host a news conference at 10 a.m. EDT, Friday, July 22 to announce the selected landing site for the agency's latest Mars rover.
06.24.11 - A new, high-definition animation of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission combines real scenes of Mars with spacecraft events such as landing on Mars and drilling into rocks.
06.23.11 - NASA's next Mars rover has completed the journey from its California birthplace to Florida in preparation for launch this fall.
06.21.11 - In a series of diving flights, an F/A-18 aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in California is carrying a test model of the radar for the next landing on Mars.
05.26.11 - A JPL-USC technology to generate grid-independent electricity from methanol has been licensed to a private company.
06.13.11 - America's next Mars rover, Curiosity, has been driving and moving its arm during its final weeks at its California birthplace.
06.08.11 - NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is driving toward a destination informally named "Spirit Point" in honor of the rover's twin.
06.02.11 - After a recent encounter with a young crater, NASA Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity surpassed 30 kilometers (18.64 miles) in total driving yesterday (June 1).
05.31.11 - The main science imaging instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines telephoto and wider-angle full-color cameras to see surroundings in detail and in motion.
05.24.11 - During processing of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., an incident occurred on Friday, May 20, involving the spacecraft's back shell.
05.25.11 - NASA's Mars rover Spirit, which overcame many obstacles during a prolonged lifetime to achieve discoveries about water and environments on ancient Mars, has finished its work.
05.24.11 - NASA is ending attempts to regain contact with the long-lived Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, which last communicated on March 22, 2010.
05.18.11 - A dance-step pattern visible in wheel tracks imprinted recently by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity results from use of an autonomous hazard-checking technique.
05.13.11 - The aeroshell and cruise stage for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Thursday night from California and Colorado.
05.04.11 - A relatively young crater on Mars informally bears the name of the Freedom 7 spacecraft that astronaut Alan Shepard piloted in America's first human spaceflight 50 years ago.
04.11.11 - Approaching the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight, Mars rover team members are remembering a Martian rock informally named for Yuri Gagarin.
04.26.11 - The seeds from JPL rover technology are being used to examine buildings inside Japan's damaged nuclear plant.
04.21.11 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered the total amount of atmosphere on Mars changes dramatically as the tilt of the planet's axis varies.
04.06.11 - New images show Curiosity, the rover for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, looking similar to how it will appear after it lands on Mars in August 2012.