09.11.12 - NASA's Mars Atmosphere And Volatile EvolutioN mission is officially authorized to transition into the next phase of the mission, system delivery, integration and test, and launch.
09.07.12 - The mission team for NASA's long-lived Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity will be awarded the Haley Space Flight Award.
09.06.12 - After driving more than a football field's length since landing, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is spending several days preparing for full use of the tools on its arm.
09.05.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, Sept. 6, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.
08.29.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has set off from its landing vicinity on a trek to a science destination about a quarter mile (400 meters) away, where it may begin using its drill.
08.29.12 - A Morse code pattern imprinted in the track marks of NASA's Curiosity will help the rover drive more accurately.
08.28.12 - For the first time in history, a recorded song has been beamed back to Earth from another planet.
08.27.12 - NASA's Mars Curiosity has debuted the first recorded human voice that traveled from Earth to another planet and back.
08.27.12 - The following statement by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden was returned to Earth via the Mars Curiosity rover.
08.24.12 - NASA will hold a televised news conference at 2 p.m. PDT (5 p.m.EDT), Monday, Aug. 27, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., about the activities of its Curiosity rover mission on Mars.
08.22.12 - The Toshiba Vision screen in New York City's Times Square is giving visitors to New York City the opportunity to see photos from NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars.
08.21.12 - The entry, descent and landing of NASA’s new Mars rover was full of unknowns – including when was the right time to declare Curiosity safe and sound on the surface.
08.21.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been investigating the Martian weather around it and the soil beneath it, as its controllers prepare for the car-size vehicle's first drive on Mars.
08.19.12 - Today, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity fired its laser for the first time on Mars, using the beam from a science instrument to interrogate a fist-size rock called "Coronation."
08.22.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has begun driving from its landing site, which scientists announced today they have named for the late author Ray Bradbury.
08.21.12 - NASA will hold a televised news conference at 11:30 a.m. PDT (2:30 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to update media on the progress of its Curiosity rover.
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.