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Full coverage: Curiosity on Mars

  • Curiosity rover sees signs of vanishing Martian atmosphere

    Curiosity rover sees signs of vanishing Martian atmosphere

    Before going incommunicado behind the Sun for a month, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover sent Earth evidence that the Red Planet has lost much of its original atmosphere. The findings, announced by Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists at the European Geosciences Union meeting in Vienna, bolster the idea...

  • How much methane on Mars? Zero. Findings a setback in search for life

    How much methane on Mars? Zero. Findings a setback in search for life

    The most high-fidelity search for methane on Mars has turned up none, a result that significantly reduces the chances of finding microbial life on the Red Planet. The highly awaited results of tests conducted by NASA’s Curiosity rover do not completely rule out the possibility that something is...

  • Mars through Curiosity's lens

    Mars through Curiosity's lens

    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been sending back images since landing on the Red Planet in August 2012. Here are a few of our favorites in reverse chronological order.

  • Life on Mars time for JPL scientist and his family

    Life on Mars time for JPL scientist and his family

    A JPL scientist's family joins him on his mission to live sol by sol - and discovers a new sort of life around Los Angeles.

  • Mars rover captures footage of double lunar eclipse

    Mars rover captures footage of double lunar eclipse

    NASA released footage of the first double lunar eclipse viewed from Mars rover Curiosity. Phobos, the larger of the Martian moons, passes in front of the diminutive Deimos in the sped-up footage of the transit that took about 55 seconds. While it's easy to imagine a bit of "Hey, check this out!"...

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