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`s Curiosity rover to drive over sand dune

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover will likely drive westward over a sand dune and across a valley with fewer sharp rock hazards than alternative routes.

Clay mineralogy reveals new clues about Mars’ past habitability

Researchers have said that the first detailed examination of clay mineralogy in its original setting on Mars is offering new insights on the planet`s past habitability.

NASA rover finds remnants of freshwater lake on Mars

A US space agency rover tooling around on the dry surface of Mars has for the first time uncovered direct evidence of what used to be a freshwater lake, scientists said Monday.

Rover Curiosity finds `abundant` water in Martian soil

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.

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.

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.

Curiosity rover drills into Mars for 1st time

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity has turned its drill in rock for the first time.

Mars rover `Curiosity` faces tricky landing

Scientists and engineers are anxiously waiting the descent of Mars rover `Curiosity` which is expected to land at 1:31 a.m. EDT (0531 GMT) on August 6.

Mars mountain will read like a great novel: NASA

Scientists have spent years whittling down the landing site for the rover, Curiosity, set to launch later this year and land in August 2012.