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NASA Mars Curiosity Rover marks one Martian year (Selfie inside)

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:07

NASA Mars Curiosity Rover on Tuesday marked one Martian year i.e. 687 Earth days since it first landed on Mars.

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.

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.

4.5 cm meteorite to answer `how Mars turned to stone`

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 12:57

A meteorite may help explain as to how the Red Planet became a cold, rocky desert after losing its thick, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere, according to researchers.

Mars rover Curiosity makes `pit stop` to study rocks

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 11:47

After driving for two months, the Mars Rover, Curiosity, has finally parked itself to study rocks under its wheels.

Mars rover Curiosity approaching its biggest turning point

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 12:14

NASA`s Curiosity rover will soon head for an area at the base Mount Sharp.

Mars Curiosity rover back to work after break

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 15:19

NASA`s Curiosity rover is back in business after a weeks-long communication gap caused by solar interference.

Mars rover Curiosity resumes work

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 15:44

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity is back in action, after engineers have fixed the software snag which put the robot on a precautionary `standby` mode earlier this week.

Curiosity rover collects first Mars rock sample

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 14:46

This is the first time any robot has drilled into a rock to collect a sample on Mars, the US space agency said.

Spotting Curiosity on Mars possible

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 13:06

Determining the position of the robot Curiosity will be possible by studying the eclipses of Phobos, the larger of the two moons of Mars.

NASA downplays `historic` discovery on Mars

Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 18:34

NASA has played down talk of a major discovery by its Martian rover Curiosity after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the Red Planet.