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Mysterious glow on Mars is not life: NASA

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 22:18

We all have been wondering about that strange “glow” spotted on Mars by Curiosity taking it as as some sort of sign of life. But NASA has debunked this idea saying that the glow was either a shiny rock or a glitch in the rover’s camera.

NASA`s Curiosity Rover successfully crosses "Dingo Gap" dune

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 13:32

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover has finally climbed up the Martian sand dune dubbed as "Dingo Gap" on February 9.

Not to be missed! How Earth looks from Mars

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 19:40

NASA`s Curiosity rover on red planet has snapped its first view of Earth - with the Moon shining nearby - from the surface of Mars.

NASA`s Curiosity rover to drive over sand dune

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 11:28

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover will likely drive westward over a sand dune and across a valley with fewer sharp rock hazards than alternative routes.

NASA releases amazing pictures of Mars rover Curiosity from space

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 02:59

NASA has released astonishing pictures of the Curiosity rover clicked by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as the robotic spacecraft rambles across the Martian surface.

Scientists carry out first rock dating experiment on Mars

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 16:27

Scientists have, for the first time, successfully determined the age of a Martian rock through experiments being carried out on the Red Planet.

Manned exploration of Mars possible as radiation risk found `manageable`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 11:22

Scientists have established from the radiation measurements received from the Radiation Assessment Detector on NASA`s Curiosity rover that even though manned missions to Mars could be risky, the radiation hazards are more manageable than originally believed.

NASA rover finds remnants of freshwater lake on Mars

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 09:22

A US space agency rover tooling around on the dry surface of Mars has for the first time uncovered direct evidence of what used to be a freshwater lake, scientists said Monday.

NASA`s Mars probe surpasses 100,000 high-powered laser zaps

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 11:04

The ChemCam laser instrument aboard NASA`s Curiosity rover recently fired its 100,000th shot.

NASA’s Mars rover resumes work after electrical glitch

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 21:34

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is back to work on the Red Planet after being suspended from all science operations for nearly a week with an electrical glitch.

New algorithm to identify individual grains of Mars soil

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 11:37

Researchers have developed an image analysis and segmentation algorithm specifically to aid planetary scientists with this very basic, but often difficult, task.

Iguana-shaped like rock discovered on Mars

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 16:10

Mars Curiosity Rover has captured the image of a rock that somewhat resembles an iguana.