Mars Rover

  • Mystery white rock inexplicably appears near NASA Mars rover 22-01-2014 09:27 PM

    Scientists are stumped as to how a rock mysteriously appeared in images taken two weeks apart by NASA's Mars rover Opportunity. The rover, which landed in an area known as Meridiani Planum a decade ago, is exploring the rim of a crater for signs of past water. Another rover, Curiosity,...
  • NASA's Mars rover Curiosity spies solar eclipse 30-08-2013 01:13 AM

    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity turned its cameras skyward to snap pictures of the planet's moon, Phobos, passing in front of the sun, images released on Thursday show. Curiosity landed on Mars in August 2012 for a two-year mission to determine if the planet most like Earth in the solar system...
  • NASA's Mars rover examines rock altered by water 20-05-2013 09:41 AM

    Washington: NASA's Mars rover, Opportunity, has finished examining a fractured rock on the red planet intensely altered by water, providing evidence about a wet ancient environment possibly favourable for life. Opportunity is now driving to a new study area after a dramatic finish to 20 months on "Cape York." The...
  • Mars Opportunity 'keeps on tickin' 28-09-2006 10:30 AM

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