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NASA Perseverance Rover Uncovers More Secrets About Mars' Ancient Past
NASA Perseverance Rover Uncovers More Secrets About Mars' Ancient Past

26 Aug 2022, 16:10 UTC / Perseverance found some crucial clues about Mars' past. The rover discovered that the Jezero Crater's floor is made of volcanic rock that interacted with water

 
Perseverance Rover Scoops Up Precious Sample From the Martian River Delta
Perseverance Rover Scoops Up Precious Sample From the Martian River Delta

8 Jul 2022, 20:26 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has successfully collected its 9th sample. It's the first out of many expected to follow from the ancient river delta on Mars

 
NASA's Curiosity Rover Reveals Clues About the Red Planet's Wet Past
NASA's Curiosity Rover Reveals Clues About the Red Planet's Wet Past

23 Jun 2022, 21:21 UTC / For the past few months, Curiosity has been climbing Mount Sharp, crossing between a clay-rich area and one filled with sulfate

 
Curiosity Rover Finds Mysterious Spikes That Look Like Remnants of an Ancient Tree
Curiosity Rover Finds Mysterious Spikes That Look Like Remnants of an Ancient Tree

6 Jun 2022, 14:15 UTC / NASA's Curiosity rover has recently spotted two mysterious spikes that looks like the remnants of an ancient tree on Mars

 
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Takes a Closer Look at Intriguing Rocky Outcrop
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Takes a Closer Look at Intriguing Rocky Outcrop

3 May 2022, 21:10 UTC / NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has been scouting the region near the ancient river delta on Mars, providing some interesting images

 
NASA Perseverance Rover Prepares to Drill Into the Delta and Uncover Mars' Secrets
NASA Perseverance Rover Prepares to Drill Into the Delta and Uncover Mars' Secrets

19 Apr 2022, 19:24 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover arrived at the ancient river delta and it's ready to collect some unique samples that might reveal crucial clues about Mars' wet past

 
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 / Mars has a rugged surface that is sprinkled with wind-sharpened rocks, which sometimes take big bites out of the rovers' wheels

 
NASA’s Perseverance Rover Grabs Another Little Piece of Mars
NASA’s Perseverance Rover Grabs Another Little Piece of Mars

9 Mar 2022, 01:11 UTC / NASA Perseverance rover is rapidly expanding its rock collection. The machine has successfully snatched another piece of Mars to carry with it

 
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 / 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

 
Airbus Spacecraft Will Use the Sun's Power to Bring Home Chunks of Another Planet
Airbus Spacecraft Will Use the Sun's Power to Bring Home Chunks of Another Planet

22 Feb 2022, 17:22 UTC / In 2026, an Airbus-built spacecraft called the Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) will use the Sun's power to bring the first samples from Mars back to Earth

 
Lockheed Martin to Build Rocket That Will Carry the First Pieces of Mars Back to Earth
Lockheed Martin to Build Rocket That Will Carry the First Pieces of Mars Back to Earth

8 Feb 2022, 14:43 UTC / NASA awarded Lockheed Martin a $194 million contract to design and develop the MAV, a small rocket set to carry the first samples back to Earth

 
NASA Perseverance Rover Does a Little Shimmy to Get Rid of Stubborn Martian Pebbles
NASA Perseverance Rover Does a Little Shimmy to Get Rid of Stubborn Martian Pebbles

27 Jan 2022, 02:19 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has been clogged with pebbles for several weeks now. Turns out a little wiggle was what it needed to get them out

 
NASA Perseverance Rover Spits Out Martian Pebbles Stuck in Its Belly
NASA Perseverance Rover Spits Out Martian Pebbles Stuck in Its Belly

23 Jan 2022, 23:31 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has been struggling to get off some pebbles stuck in its components after it collected a sample of the alien soil back in December

 
NASA Is Slamming Spacecraft to the Ground for a Good Reason
NASA Is Slamming Spacecraft to the Ground for a Good Reason

14 Dec 2021, 02:39 UTC / NASA is testing spacecraft and hardware by dropping them on the ground repeatedly. This will help the agency prepare for a future sample return mission

 
NASA's Perseverance Rover Snatched a Piece of an Alien World to Send It Back to Earth
NASA's Perseverance Rover Snatched a Piece of an Alien World to Send It Back to Earth

12 Oct 2021, 20:18 UTC / On September 1st, NASA's Perseverance rover successfully took a sample from an alien world that could be returned to Earth by future spacecraft

 
Take Two: NASA Perseverance Rover Digs Up a Hole on Mars to Collect Its First Rock
Take Two: NASA Perseverance Rover Digs Up a Hole on Mars to Collect Its First Rock

3 Sep 2021, 16:36 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has drilled up a hole on Mars in a second attempt to collect its first rock intended to be taken back to Earth in a future mission.

 
Rocks on Road Corners Flipping Cars like Pancakes Since 2016
Rocks on Road Corners Flipping Cars like Pancakes Since 2016

18 May 2016, 16:44 UTC / A driver fails to spot a large rock hiding in plain sight as he unnecessarily tries to cut a corner, so he ends up like a turtle on its back

 
AC/DC's Brian Johnson Says Race Cars, Not Hard Rock, Made Him Almost Deaf
AC/DC's Brian Johnson Says Race Cars, Not Hard Rock, Made Him Almost Deaf

9 Mar 2016, 15:53 UTC / For those about to race a car without ear plugs, AC/DC's Brian Johnson salutes you and tells you not to do it, because that is what cost him an eardrum

 
Janis Joplin's 1965 Porsche 356 C Goes Under the Hammer: Get It While You Can <span>· Photo Gallery</span>
Janis Joplin's 1965 Porsche 356 C Goes Under the Hammer: Get It While You Can · Photo Gallery

16 Sep 2015, 08:08 UTC / If there's one artist all music maniacs of today and tomorrow must have heard of, Janis Joplin is clearly that person. A legend, she also drove a Porsche

 
Rod Stewart and Son Alastair Seen Hopping In a Rolls-Royce Ghost: all Smiles
Rod Stewart and Son Alastair Seen Hopping In a Rolls-Royce Ghost: all Smiles

20 Feb 2015, 15:03 UTC / Rod Stewart is a big Ferrari fan and is currently using a 458 Spider as a daily driver, but when it comes to family he rides in style