Ancient engravings on Mars' surface rekindle alien speculations
Ancient engravings on Mars' surface rekindle alien speculations

Astronomers recently observed ancient engravings on the surface of Mars, which once again sparked the speculations of possibilities of alien life on the "Red" planet.

Curiosity primes the brain to learn

 Curiosity may put the brain in a state that allows it to learn and retain any kind of information, a new study suggests.

NASA's Mars spacecraft to begin orbit of Red Planet
NASA's Mars spacecraft to begin orbit of Red Planet

A NASA spacecraft that aims to study the upper atmosphere of Mars and reveal how its climate changed over time is poised to begin orbiting the Red Planet today.

Curiosity traversing ancient glaciers on Red Planet

NASA has revealed that the Martian crater Gale, through which the NASA rover Curiosity is currently traversing, was covered with glaciers about 3,500 million years ago.

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover clicks pic of Mercury passing in front of Sun

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover has imaged the planet Mercury passing in front of the Sun, visible as a faint darkening that moves across the face of the Sun.

Robots pave the way for human landing on Mars

With NASA rovers Curiosity and Opportunity relaying loads of information about the Red Planet, NASA is inching closer to a manned mission to Mars.

I search my name on Twitter out of curiosity: Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried says she is often tempted to read about herself on social networking sites.

NASA’s rover Curiosity find `Australia` on Mars

In a fascinating finding, NASA’s rover Curiosity`s camera has spotted a rock on Mars that looks like Australia.

Curiosity rover drives in reverse on Mars

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover has completed a 100.3 metre backwards drive over the Martian terrain - the longest one-day trek in more than three months.

Mars rover Curiosity adds reverse driving for wheel protection

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity has finished its first long trek in over months using reverse driving to lessen damage to its wheels.

NASA rover Curiosity feels heat on Mars

All is not well with NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity. The wear and tear in its wheels owing to rough Martian landscape has been a cause of concern for mission managers.

NASA rover Opportunity finds signs Mars once had fresh water

NASA`s decade-old Mars rover, Opportunity, has found evidence that life-friendly fresh water once pooled on the red planet`s surface, reinforcing similar discoveries made by newcomer Curiosity on the other side of the planet, scientists said on Thursday.

`Mystery` rock`s appearance in front of Mars Rover puzzles scientists

A rock that mysteriously appeared in front of the Mars Rover a few days back, has left scientists baffled.

NASA releases amazing pictures of Mars rover Curiosity from space

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

NASA to send another rover to Mars in 2020: Chief scientist

After the success of Mars orbiter rover `Curiosity`, NASA would send another rover to the red planet by 2020 to explore "biosignatures" on Mars, a top scientist of the American space agency said here today.

Mars rover Curiosity gets software upgrade, wheel check

Mars rover Curiosity has got a software upgrade and is being checked for the wear and tear on the one-tonne robot`s wheels caused by the rugged Martian surface.

Damage suffered by Curiosity`s aluminum wheels raise concern

Photographs obtained from Curiosity`s robotic arm-mounted Mars Hand Lens Imager have shown marked wear and tear on the rover`s front left wheel.

Curiosity suffers glitch, halts operations on Red Planet

NASA’s Mars rover, Curiosity has suffered a glitch on November 17, halting all roving and science observations for a few days on the Red Planet.

Curiosity confirms Martian meteorites originated from Mars

Mars rover Curiosity has just proven that Martian meteorites are really from the Red Planet.

Mars rover Curiosity drives solo for first time

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity has used autonomous navigation for the first time, a capability that lets the rover decide for itself how to drive safely on the red planet.