02.13.13 - NASA's Mars Curiosity rover/Mars Science Laboratory and its team will receive a trio of National Space Club awards.
02.11.13 - NASA's Curiosity rover has, for the first time, used a drill carried at the end of its robotic arm to bore into a flat, veiny rock on Mars and collect a sample from its interior.
02.09.13 - NASA's Curiosity rover has, for the first time, used a drill carried at the end of its robotic arm to bore into a flat, veiny rock on Mars and collect a sample from its interior.
02.07.13 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has produced some rock powder with its drill as the last major test before the rover's first full drilling.
02.04.13 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity used the hammering action of its drill on Feb. 2 as the second-to-last major test before the first full drilling to collect a sample of rock dust.
01.28.13 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has placed its drill onto a series of four locations on a Martian rock and pressed down on it with the rover's arm, in preparation for using the drill in coming days.
01.24.13 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has for the first time used the camera on its arm to take photos at night, illuminated by white lights and ultraviolet lights on the instrument.
01.18.13 - The people of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission have been named winners of a 2013 Space Foundation award for advancing exploration of space.
01.15.13 - The people of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission have been named winners of a 2013 Space Foundation award for advancing exploration of space.
01.15.13 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is driving toward a flat rock with pale veins that may hold clues to a wet history on the Red Planet.
01.14.13 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST) on Tuesday, Jan. 15, to provide an update about the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.
01.07.13 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has completed first-time use of a brush it carries to sweep dust off rocks.
01.04.13 - After imaging during the holidays, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity resumed driving Jan. 3 and pulled within arm's reach of a sinuous rock feature called "Snake River."
12.18.12 - The NASA Mars rover Curiosity this week is driving within a shallow depression called "Yellowknife Bay," providing information to help researchers choose a rock to drill.
12.11.12 - A self-portrait of the NASA Mars Rover Curiosity stitches together dozens of images by the camera at the end of the rover's arm.
12.11.12 - The NASA Mars rover Curiosity drove 63 feet (19 meters) northeastward Monday, Dec. 10, approaching an area called "Yellowknife Bay," where researchers will choose a rock to drill.
12.03.12 - NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has used its full array of instruments to analyze Martian soil for the first time, and found a complex chemistry within the Martian soil.
11.29.12 - The next news conference about the NASA Mars rover Curiosity will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in San Francisco at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
11.27.12 - A regional dust storm on Mars, tracked from orbit since Nov. 10, appears to be abating rather than going global.
11.26.12 - NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Mission launched a year ago today, putting the rover Curiosity on its way to Gale Crater, where it has been working for 16 weeks.