03.18.09 - On a plain that stretches for miles in every direction, the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has caught a first glimpse on the horizon of the uplifted rim of the big crater that has been Opportunity's long-term destination for six months.
03.18.09 - NASA will post online nine names that are finalists for the agency's Mars Science Laboratory mission and invite the public to vote for its favorite.
03.11.09 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter properly followed commands today to shut down and restart, a strategy by its engineers to clear any memory flaws accumulated in more than five years since Odyssey's last reboot.
03.10.09 - The team operating NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter postponed a planned rebooting of the spacecraft this morning after seeing an unexpected rise in the temperature of a star camera that is part of the navigation system.
03.05.09 - Loose soil piled against the northern edge of a low plateau has blocked Spirit from taking the shortest route toward its southward destinations for the upcoming Martian summer and following winter.
03.04.09 - The team operating NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter plans a procedure next week to address a long-known, potential vulnerability of accumulated memory corruption.
03.03.09 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has fully recovered from an unexpected computer re-set last week and resumed its scientific investigation of Mars.
02.25.09 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter unexpectedly rebooted its computer Monday morning, Feb. 23, and put itself into a limited-activity mode that is an automated safety response.
02.12.09 - A small but important uptick in electrical output from the solar panels on Spirit this month indicates a beneficial Martian wind has blown away some of the dust that has accumulated on the panels.
02.09.09 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., -- Technology experts and entrepreneurs with a passion for solving humanity's grand challenges, will soon have a new place to exchange ideas and facilitate the use of rapidly developing technologies.
02.03.09 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., -- Technology experts and entrepreneurs with a passion for solving humanity's grand challenges, will soon have a new place to exchange ideas and facilitate the use of rapidly developing technologies.
02.02.09 - Spirit resumed driving Saturday after engineers gained confidence from diagnostic activities earlier in the week evaluating how well the rover senses its orientation.
02.02.09 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA and Google announced Monday the release of a new Mars mode in Google Earth that brings to everyone's desktop a high-resolution, three-dimensional view of the Red Planet.
01.28.09 - Diagnostic activities performed by Spirit on Thursday, Jan. 29 narrowed the range of factors that may have contributed to its unexpected behavior earlier in the week.
01.16.09 - NASA is issuing a last call to the nation's youth for entries in a contest to name the agency's next Mars rover.
01.15.09 - Mars Exploration Rovers have new life on the likes of "Second Life," "YouTube," "Unmannedspaceflight.com," and "Facebook."
01.15.09 - The first definitive detection of methane in the atmosphere of Mars indicates the planet is still alive, in either a biologic or geologic sense, according to scientists.
01.12.09 - Public events during the next two weeks will share the adventures of the still-active NASA Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity.
01.12.09 - Rover Project Manager John Callas gives some updates about the twin rovers.
12.29.08 - NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity may still have big achievements ahead as they approach the fifth anniversaries of their memorable landings on Mars.