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The Curiosity Rover Is Celebrating 10 Years on Martian Soil
The Curiosity Rover Is Celebrating 10 Years on Martian Soil

5 Aug 2022, 14:49 UTC · By: Bogdan Bebeselea / It's Curiosity's 10th anniversary, as on this day ten years ago, the NASA rover landed on Mars. Let's take a minute to remember its journey.

 
Wild Gator-Back Rocks Might Chew Up Curiosity's Wheels, Rover Turns Back
Wild Gator-Back Rocks Might Chew Up Curiosity's Wheels, Rover Turns Back

8 Apr 2022, 01:06 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Mars has a rugged surface that is sprinkled with wind-sharpened rocks, which sometimes take big bites out of the rovers' wheels

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Spots Strange Flower-Like Structure on Mars
NASA Curiosity Rover Spots Strange Flower-Like Structure on Mars

1 Mar 2022, 17:07 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Recently, NASA's Curiosity rover found an intriguing tiny structure on Mars that looks like a flower covered in dust, growing out of the surface

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Finds Unusual Samples on Mars, Could Be Linked to Ancient Life
NASA Curiosity Rover Finds Unusual Samples on Mars, Could Be Linked to Ancient Life

18 Jan 2022, 22:27 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Some rock samples collected by the Persevrance rover from Mars' surface have an unusual carbon signature that could point to ancient microbial life

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Celebrates Its Ninth Year on Mars Today
NASA Curiosity Rover Celebrates Its Ninth Year on Mars Today

5 Aug 2021, 16:36 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Nine years ago, on August 5th, NASA's Curiosity rover was landing on Mars. Ever since its touchdown, the rover provided crucial data to scientists

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Snaps Photos of Iridescent Clouds on Mars
NASA Curiosity Rover Snaps Photos of Iridescent Clouds on Mars

30 May 2021, 13:37 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Recently, NASA showed us some stunning pictures of glowing, pastel clouds on Mars. These formations are most likely to made of dry ice due to the high altitude.

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Points to the Presence of Ancient Organic Salts on Mars
NASA Curiosity Rover Points to the Presence of Ancient Organic Salts on Mars

22 May 2021, 13:35 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / A research published by a NASA team analyzes the data sent by Curiosity rover. The findings show the presence of organic salts on Mars.

 
NASA Curiosity Sends Back a 360 View of Mars While Atop of Mont Mercou
NASA Curiosity Sends Back a 360 View of Mars While Atop of Mont Mercou

6 May 2021, 13:43 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / To remind us that it is still very much active,Curiosity rover send us a postcard.The image was stitched together from 132 individual images taken on April 15

 
Martian Rover We All Forgot About Sends Back Defying Selfie
Martian Rover We All Forgot About Sends Back Defying Selfie

1 Apr 2021, 13:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Curiosity rover sends back another selfie at a time when the world nearly forgot all about it, with Perseverance demanding all the attention

 
Martian Dust Devil Briefly Dances in Front of Curiosity’s Cameras
Martian Dust Devil Briefly Dances in Front of Curiosity’s Cameras

31 Aug 2020, 15:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Mars Curiosity rover catches on camera the dance of a small dust devil in the Gale crater, whirlwind moving from left to right

 
This Is How a Mars Rover Looks Like from Space
This Is How a Mars Rover Looks Like from Space

15 Jul 2019, 13:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) takes a photo of the Curiosity rover as it continues its mission in a region called Woodland Bay

 
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Selfie, Shows Us Martian Clay as Telltale Sign of Water
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Selfie, Shows Us Martian Clay as Telltale Sign of Water

30 May 2019, 15:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The last surviving rover on Mars, Curiosity, struck a rich deposit of clay, a good indication that at one point there was liquid water on Mars

 
Mars Moons Phobos and Deimos Pass in Front of the Sun, Curiosity Takes Photos
Mars Moons Phobos and Deimos Pass in Front of the Sun, Curiosity Takes Photos

5 Apr 2019, 10:01 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Curiosity uses camera to capture images of both Martian moons, Phobos and Deimos, as they passed in front of the Sun last month.

 
NASA Stops Curiosity Rover Operations Due to Communications Issues
NASA Stops Curiosity Rover Operations Due to Communications Issues

20 Sep 2018, 09:51 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA engineers are working to fix an unknown problem with the Curiosity rover that prevents it since last weekend to send data to Earth

 
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Photo of the Dust Storm That Battered Opportunity
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Photo of the Dust Storm That Battered Opportunity

7 Sep 2018, 09:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA releases new images sent back to Earth by the Curiosity rover from the Vera Rubin Ridge on Mars. Dust storm can be seen.

 
Mars Now Completely Engulfed in Planet-Wide Dust Storm
Mars Now Completely Engulfed in Planet-Wide Dust Storm

21 Jun 2018, 15:22 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA says the dust storm currently taking place on Mars has reached planetary size, contact with Opportunity still lost.

 
Did NASA’s Curiosity Rover Find Life on Mars?
Did NASA’s Curiosity Rover Find Life on Mars?

8 Jun 2018, 06:42 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA's Curiosity rover makes exciting new discoveries that show the Red Planet might indeed have been teeming with life billions of years ago.

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Back in Business Drilling Holes on Mars
NASA Curiosity Rover Back in Business Drilling Holes on Mars

25 May 2018, 09:16 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The repaired drill of NASA's Curiosity was put to the test last weekend as the rover collected the first rock sample in more than a year

 
NASA's Curiosity Rover to Test Percussion Drilling Capabilities
NASA's Curiosity Rover to Test Percussion Drilling Capabilities

21 May 2018, 06:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA upgrades Curiosity's rover drill to be able to perform percussion drilling in an are enriched in clay minerals called Vera Rubin Ridge.

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Turns 2,000 Sols, Sends Back Postcard
NASA Curiosity Rover Turns 2,000 Sols, Sends Back Postcard

23 Mar 2018, 08:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A second NASA rover celebrates an important milestone in the beginning of the year: Curiosity now spent 2,000 days on Mars.