Curiosity rover

Five years of Curiosity: NASA goes back in time to celebrate Mars rover's anniversary - Watch

Five years of Curiosity: NASA goes back in time to celebrate Mars rover's anniversary - Watch

The droid, which landed near Mount Sharp five years ago, is examining clues on that mountain about long-ago lakes on Mars.

Aug 06, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Up above Mars so high: NASA's MRO captures Curiosity scaling the Martian surface! - See pic

Up above Mars so high: NASA's MRO captures Curiosity scaling the Martian surface! - See pic

The image was taken on June 5, 2017, two months before the fifth anniversary of Curiosity's landing near Mount Sharp on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6, 2017, EDT and Universal Time).

Jun 23, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Microbial life on Mars? Ancient lake on Red Planet shows evidence of existence!

Microbial life on Mars? Ancient lake on Red Planet shows evidence of existence!

Curiosity's primary goal when it landed inside Gale Crater in 2012 was to determine whether Mars has ever offered environmental conditions favourable for microbial life.

Jun 02, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Real or illusion? UFO hunters find 'spoon' on Mars again in NASA photo - Watch video

Real or illusion? UFO hunters find 'spoon' on Mars again in NASA photo - Watch video

YouTube channel UFO Hunter has found a "spoon" in a NASA image taken by the Curiosity Rover droid.

Dec 23, 2016, 04:26 AM IST
NASA's Curiosity bids 360-style farewell to scenic Martian region as it begins new chapter of Mars exploration! - Watch video

NASA's Curiosity bids 360-style farewell to scenic Martian region as it begins new chapter of Mars exploration! - Watch video

Now, the rover is on its way toward uphill destinations of Mount Sharp.

Oct 04, 2016, 11:21 AM IST
NASA's Curiosity rover captures 360-degree view of buttes and mesas on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover captures 360-degree view of buttes and mesas on Mars

The US space agency NASA has released a 360-degree view of eroded mesas and buttes on the red planet.

Aug 21, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
Happy fourth, Curiosity: NASA celebrates rover's anniversary with new social media game!

Happy fourth, Curiosity: NASA celebrates rover's anniversary with new social media game!

4th August, 2016 marks Curiosity's fourth anniversary on the Red Planet and this evidently calls for a celebration, which NASA has wasted no time in doing!

Aug 04, 2016, 23:45 PM IST
See pic: Sandy selfie from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover!

See pic: Sandy selfie from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover!

NASA has recently released a new image of its Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars.

Jan 30, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
NASA's Curiosity rover eyes Mars' active dunes

NASA's Curiosity rover eyes Mars' active dunes

No active dunes have been visited anywhere in the solar system besides Earth.  

Nov 17, 2015, 12:30 PM IST
An alien or a statue: Has NASA finally unearthed evidence of life on Mars?

An alien or a statue: Has NASA finally unearthed evidence of life on Mars?

Photograph taken from NASA's Curiosity rover shows "mystery alien" peeking out of cave.

Nov 05, 2015, 10:19 AM IST
Why did NASA not direct Curiosity to look for water?

Why did NASA not direct Curiosity to look for water?

While the world is going gaga over the presence of flowing brine or salty water on the Red Planet, questions are now being asked why the US space agency did not direct its Curiosity rover to the place where water proofs were recorded for a closer look.

Sep 30, 2015, 18:32 PM IST
Mars mystery solved? NASA to reveal it today

Mars mystery solved? NASA to reveal it today

The US space agency NASA is all set to announce major science finding from the agency’s ongoing exploration of Mars during a news pres conference at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, September 28.

Sep 28, 2015, 11:36 AM IST
NASA project to bring Mars rocks to Earth possible by 2022

NASA project to bring Mars rocks to Earth possible by 2022

An ambitious project that aims to bring rock samples from Mars -- collected by NASA's 2020 Mars rover - to Earth to find out traces of ancient life on the Red Planet can be launched as early as 2022, Space.com reported, citing NASA officials.

Sep 17, 2015, 14:53 PM IST
Did Curiosity find scorpion-like creature on Red Planet?

Did Curiosity find scorpion-like creature on Red Planet?

Have we finally succeeded in finding life on Mars? A top UFO website claims so.

Sep 14, 2015, 14:26 PM IST
Curiosity rover captures petrified sand dunes on Mars

Curiosity rover captures petrified sand dunes on Mars

 NASA's Curiosity rover has captured large-scale inclined bedding structures on Mars - characteristic of deposits that formed as sand dunes and then cemented into rock.

Sep 12, 2015, 11:39 AM IST
Floating spoon spotted on Mars?

Floating spoon spotted on Mars?

After a woman was spotted in images of the Red planet beamed back to Earth from NASA's Curiosity Rover, questions that have been doing the rounds is that of floating spoon on the Martian surface.

Sep 02, 2015, 12:32 PM IST
Is this an alien spaceship on Mars?

Is this an alien spaceship on Mars?

Some recent images of the Martian surface taken by NASA`s Curiosity Rover purportedly showed a craft of some kind that UFO hunters claim could be the crashed wreckage of an alien ship, a media report said.

Aug 25, 2015, 16:24 PM IST
Check out the latest selfie from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover!

Check out the latest selfie from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover!

It's the era of selfies and just like us, robots too have been bitten by this bug!

Aug 23, 2015, 21:02 PM IST
Curiosity finds rocks similar to Earth's crust on Mars

Curiosity finds rocks similar to Earth's crust on Mars

Rocks rich in silica similar to those in the oldest part of Earth`s continental crust are scattered throughout the area where NASA`s Curiosity probe is exploring on Mars, according to a study published on Monday in Nature Geoscience.

Jul 14, 2015, 09:52 AM IST
Curiosity Mars rover clicks rare sunspots

Curiosity Mars rover clicks rare sunspots

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has provided images of sunspots from the other side of the Sun that is turned away from Earth.

Jul 13, 2015, 11:49 AM IST