08.11.12 - Curiosity rover has returned high-resolution color images of its surroundings on Mars that reveal a landscape not unlike portions of the southwestern United States.
08.20.12 - On Aug. 20, NASA announced the selection of InSight, a new Discovery-class mission that will probe Mars at new depths by looking into the deep interior of Mars.
08.20.12 - NASA has selected a new mission, set to launch in 2016, that will take the first look into the deep interior of Mars to see why the Red Planet evolved so differently from Earth as one of our solar system's rocky planets.
08.20.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity flexed its robotic arm today for the first time since before launch in November 2011.
08.06.12 - About two hours after landing on Mars and beaming back its first image, NASA's Curiosity rover transmitted a higher-resolution image of its new Martian home, Gale Crater.
08.19.12 - NASA will host several media teleconferences and/or news conferences to provide Curiosity rover mission updates in the coming weeks.
08.16.12 - Curiosity rover has returned high-resolution color images of its surroundings on Mars that reveal a landscape not unlike portions of the southwestern United States.
08.13.12 - President Barack Obama this morning told the flight control team for NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, "You made us all proud."
08.14.12 - The first color image taken from orbit showing NASA's rover Curiosity on Mars includes details of the layered bedrock on the floor of Gale Crater that the rover is beginning to investigate.
08.13.12 - Curiosity rover has returned high-resolution color images of its surroundings on Mars that reveal a landscape not unlike portions of the southwestern United States.
08.10.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will spend its first weekend on Mars transitioning to software better suited for tasks ahead, such as driving and using its strong robotic arm.
08.07.12 - Late Monday night, an image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured the Curiosity rover and the components that helped it survive its seven-minute ordeal from space to its present location in Mars' Gale Crater.
08.09.12 - Curiosity's Entry, Descent and Landing team has provided a timeline of critical mission events that occurred on the evening of Aug. 5 PDT (early on Aug. 6 EDT).
08.09.12 - The first images from Curiosity's color Mast Camera, or Mastcam, have been received by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
08.08.12 - Remarkable image sets from NASA's Curiosity rover and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are continuing to develop the story of Curiosity's landing and first days on Mars.
08.06.12 - Earlier today, just hours after NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars, a select group of images taken by the onboard Mars Descent Imager, or MARDI, were beamed back to Earth.
08.05.12 - NASA's most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched down onto Mars Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation.
08.06.12 - Omar Baez celebrated the landing of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars nine months after he oversaw the mission's launch.
08.06.12 - An image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance orbiter captured the Curiosity rover still connected to its 51-foot-wide (almost 16 meter) parachute as it descended towards its landing site at Gale Crater.
08.05.12 - NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is healthy and right on course for a landing in several hours that will be one of the most difficult feats of robotic exploration ever attempted.