Mars Science Laboratory

Ancient lakes at Gale Crater reveal Mars' wet paleoclimate

Ancient lakes at Gale Crater reveal Mars' wet paleoclimate

Mars Science Laboratory presents recent results of its quest to not just follow the water but to understand where it came from, and how long it lasted on the surface of Mars so long ago.

Oct 09, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

Scientists carry out first rock dating experiment on Mars

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

Dec 13, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Curiosity Mars rover recovering from memory glitch

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity is undergoing a brain transplant - a complex sequence of steps to switch operations to a backup flight computer- amid ongoing analysis to figure out how to resolve memory corruption

Mar 05, 2013, 12:37 PM IST

Large dust storm brewing on Mars

A NASA spacecraft has been tracking a vast dust storm on Mars that has spawned changes in the Martian atmosphere felt by two rovers on the planet’s surface.

Nov 26, 2012, 20:42 PM IST

Mars rover finds objects that look `man-made`

Mars rover Curiosity’s exploration of the red planet has revealed something odd—it has dug up some bright objects that look man-made.

Oct 19, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

Curiosity sends data about composition of Martian surface

Members of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover ChemCam team are thrilled as the laser instrument`s first analyzes yield beautiful results.

Aug 24, 2012, 12:25 PM IST