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).
07.30.12 - The public is invited to tune in for a series of news briefings from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., for the upcoming landing of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars.
09.16.10 - Mars Science Laboratory, aka Curiosity, is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program, a long-term program of robotic exploration of the Red Planet.
07.28.12 - Eight days before reaching Mars, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft performed a flight-path adjustment scheduled more than nine months ago.
07.24.12 - NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has successfully adjusted its orbital location to be in a better position to provide prompt confirmation of the August landing of the Curiosity rover.
06.26.12 - A maneuver on Tuesday adjusted the flight path of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft for delivering the rover Curiosity to a landing target beside a Martian mountain.
07.16.12 - A "virtual rover experience" and a body-action video game are among the options for public participation in NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission.
07.16.12 - NASA's most advanced planetary rover is on course for an early August landing beside a Martian mountain to begin two years of unprecedented scientific detective work.
07.11.12 - NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, July 16, to discuss the August landing of the most advanced robot ever sent to Mars.
07.13.12 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter experienced about 21 hours in a reduced-activity precautionary status ending at about 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, July 12.
07.11.12 - A NASA-created application that brings some of the agency's robotic spacecraft to life in 3-D now is available for free on the iPhone and iPad.
05.22.12 - Late-afternoon shadows add punch to a false-color vista of Endeavour Crater on Mars from NASA's Opportunity rover.
07.05.12 - A 360-degree view combining 817 separate images displays features that surrounded NASA's Mars rover Opportunity during a four-month winter work campaign.
07.02.12 - Seventy-six pyrotechnic devices must fire on time during the descent of Mars Science Laboratory to the Martian surface on August 5.
06.27.12 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter has resumed its science observations and its role as a Mars rover's relay, thanks to a spare part that had been waiting 11 years to be put to use.
06.19.12 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter has been taken out of a protective status called safe mode.
06.14.12 - In a step toward returning NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter to full service, mission controllers have tested a spare reaction wheel on the spacecraft for potential use with two other reaction wheels in adjusting and maintaining the spacecraft's orientation.
06.12.12 - NASA is busy replanning the future Mars Exploration Program - and we want to hear from you!› About the Mars Program Planning Group
06.11.12 - NASA has narrowed the target for its most advanced Mars rover, Curiosity, which will land on the Red Planet in August.
06.08.12 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter put itself into precautionary standby status June 8 Universal Time, when it detected unexpected characteristics in movement of one reaction wheel.