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Curiosity rover tastes scooped sand for first time on Mars

Curiosity rover tastes scooped sand for first time on Mars

Curiosity has scooped up sample material at only one other site since it landed on Mars in August 2012.

Curiosity spots loads of silica on Mars, bolsters water presence

Curiosity spots loads of silica on Mars, bolsters water presence

Water that is acidic would tend to carry other ingredients away and leave silica behind.

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.

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.

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.

NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission's second taste of Mount Sharp.

NASA Mars rover finds key evidence for lake at landing site

NASA Mars rover finds key evidence for lake at landing site

Billions of years ago, a lake once filled the 96-mile (154-km) wide crater being explored by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, bolstering evidence that the planet most like Earth in the solar system was suitable for microbial life, scientists said on Monday.

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

In a bid to understand how the once wet Red Planet turned cold and dry, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has successfully drilled the first sample-collection hole in Mount Sharp, a layered mountain in Mars.

NASA`s Mars Curiosity rover finally reaches Mount Sharp

NASA`s Mars Curiosity rover finally reaches Mount Sharp

US space scientists on Friday said that after spending a span of 25 months in the Martian desert, NASA's Curiosity rover has finally reached the base of the Martian mountain.

NASA`s Mars rover stuck in `Hidden Valley`

NASA`s Mars Rover Curiosity may have to find a new route to its destination Mount Sharp after getting stuck in sand in the “Hidden Valley”.

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.

Mars rover Curiosity makes `pit stop` to study rocks

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

NASA`s Curiosity Rover begins epic drive to Mars mountain

Nasa`s Curiosity Mars rover has finally hit the road and has begun its long awaited journey to reach its primary mission destination - foothills of Mount Sharp, a journey that will take months to complete.

Dusty wind, not water, likely formed mound on Mars

A new analysis has suggested that a roughly 3.5-mile high Martian mound that scientists suspect preserves evidence of a massive lake might actually have formed as a result of the Red Planet`s famously dusty atmosphere.

Mars rover Curiosity sends images of Mount Sharp

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity has sent new images of Mount Sharp from the red planet, which is said to be higher than any mountain in the 48 contiguous states of the United States