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.
08.06.12 - Omar Baez celebrated the landing of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars nine months after he oversaw the mission's launch.
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 - 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 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.
08.04.12 - On the evening of Sunday, Aug. 5, the focal point of Martian activity here on Earth will be located in the Mission Support Area in Building 230 at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
08.04.12 - Unlike a group of tourists just arriving on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover will take a more careful approach to snapping its first images.
08.03.12 - The pace of changes quicken at the boundary of interstellar space.
08.03.12 - Unlike a group of tourists just arriving on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover will take a more careful approach to snapping its first images.
08.02.12 - NASA's social media followers at seven field centers around the nation will virtually come together at a NASA Social on Friday, Aug. 3, to preview the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory's (MSL) Curiosity rover on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT).