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Mars rover Curiosity gets software upgrade, wheel check

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 22:00

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.

Curiosity suffers glitch, halts operations on Red Planet

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 18:50

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 blasts Martian rocks to help discover ancient past of Red Planet

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 13:05

Mars rover Curiosity is using its high-resolution cameras, sensors, drill and laser to search for habitability in the Red Planet.

Martian eclipses may pinpoint exact location of Curiosity

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 19:19

Astronomers could use observations from ‘Curiosity’ when Mars’s moon Phobos crosses in front of the Sun, as happened in September, to understand exactly where the rover is on the red planet.

Curiosity adds new twist to Mars methane mystery

Last Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012, 19:37

NASA’s Curiosity rover made the most sensitive measurements ever to search for methane gas on Mars, but could not smell it.

Mars rover finds objects that look `man-made`

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 09:04

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

Mars Rover`s peek at rock turns up a curiosity

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 08:55

The first rock nuzzled by NASA`s Mars Curiosity rover is turning out to be a bit more unusual than scientists thought it would be.

Curiosity nearly completes 7-foot arm tests on Mars

Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 12:32

NASA’s Mars Curiosity team is almost finished robotic arm tests in preparation for the rover to touch and examine its first Martian rock.

Mars rover Curiosity`s tire tracks visible from space

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 09:00

NASA`s rover Curiosity has driven 368 feet on Mars in just one month and its tire tracks are visible from space.

Mars rover Curiosity heads east to its first destination

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 09:23

NASA Mars rover Curiosity has embarked on its first destination.

Mars rover Curiosity set for first test drive

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 10:09

After weeks of testing and calibration NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity is all set to take its first test drive on Wednesday.

Curiosity lands on Mars – What next?

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 18:41

Mars is no moon but we as a species seem to be ready for the big leap.