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).
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.
Mars Science Laboratory, aka Curiosity, is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program, a long-term program of robotic exploration of the Red Planet.
Eight days before reaching Mars, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft performed a flight-path adjustment scheduled more than nine months ago.
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.
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.
A "virtual rover experience" and a body-action video game are among the options for public participation in NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Late-afternoon shadows add punch to a false-color vista of Endeavour Crater on Mars from NASA's Opportunity rover.
A 360-degree view combining 817 separate images displays features that surrounded NASA's Mars rover Opportunity during a four-month winter work campaign.
Seventy-six pyrotechnic devices must fire on time during the descent of Mars Science Laboratory to the Martian surface on August 5.
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.
NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter has been taken out of a protective status called safe mode.
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.
NASA is busy replanning the future Mars Exploration Program - and we want to hear from you!
NASA has narrowed the target for its most advanced Mars rover, Curiosity, which will land on the Red Planet in August.
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.