10.03.11 - NASA Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, and the team that made and operated them, will receive a lifetime achievement award from Popular Mechanics magazine this month.
09.28.11 - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is joining forces with Utah's original corn maze, Cornbelly's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Fest, for a kickoff celebration on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
09.14.11 - The second rock that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is examining in its new neighborhood offers a taste of bedrock.
09.12.11 - A view of a memorial to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center towers was taken on Mars yesterday, on the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
09.08.11 - Two interplanetary memorials to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks reside on Mars in tools from New York used by NASA's Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity.
09.01.11 - The initial work of NASA's Mars rover Opportunity at its new location on Mars shows surface compositional differences from anything the robot has studied in its first 7.5 years of exploration.
08.30.11 - NASA will host a media teleconference on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 12:30 p.m. PDT (3:30 p.m. EDT) to discuss progress of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.
08.19.11 - NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has captured eye-catching images of Martian terrain from its new perch at Endeavour Crater.
08.10.11 - After a journey of almost three years, Opportunity reached the Red Planet’s Endeavour Crater to study rocks never seen before.
08.08.11 - NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity may reach the rim of Endeavour crater in coming days.
07.19.11 - NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity completed a drive on July 17 that took the vehicle's total driving distance on Mars past 20 miles.
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).
05.25.11 - 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.
05.04.11 - 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.
03.18.11 - Hopes for reviving NASA's Spirit Mars rover dimmed further with passage last week of the point at which the rover's locale received its maximum sunshine for the Martian year.
02.11.10 - NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is now parked for the winter. The rover team is commanding Spirit this week to make additional preparations for the Mars southern hemisphere winter season.