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Curiosity traversing ancient glaciers on Red Planet

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 12:04

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:34

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.

NASA’s rover Curiosity find `Australia` on Mars

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 19:21

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

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 05:29

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 17:24

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 19:25

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 releases amazing pictures of Mars rover Curiosity from space

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 02:59

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

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 19:25

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.

Damage suffered by Curiosity`s aluminum wheels raise concern

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 14:02

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.

Rover Curiosity finds `abundant` water in Martian soil

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 10:00

The first scoop of soil analysed by the Curiosity rover reveals that fine materials on the Martian surface may contain "abundant" water, Xinhua reported Thursday citing US researchers.

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover marks first anniversary

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 10:30

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover is celebrating its one-year anniversary on the Martian surface on Tuesday.

NASA`s Curiosity Rover begins epic drive to Mars mountain

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 09:42

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.