The rover Curiosity, nearing Mars, has sophisticated tools to help answer the question: Did the Red Planet ever sustain life — and could it today?
Curiosity drills into an ancient lake to discover signs that Gale Crater was once wet and potentially Earth-like. 'It's a great leap forward,' one scientist says.
Gazing up at the Red Planet?s pair of moons, NASA?s Mars rover Curiosity has caught two famous asteroids zipping across the night sky ? marking the first time such space rocks have ever been caught on camera from the Martian surface.
His purpose: To make sure the rover team was prepared to deal with space junk, lost signals and any other challenges he could think up.
What's it like to be the Curiosity Rover on Mars? Watch this video and you'll find out.
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.
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 The new episode "Youngstown Boys" explores class and power dynamics in college sports. 6 p.m. ESPN and 8 p.m. ESPN2 Atlantis While hunting in the mountains, the boys stumble across an abandoned baby and Jason (Jack Donnelly) refuses to leave the child in this new episode. 9 p.m. BBC America The Graham Norton Show Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Hill; food writer Mary Berry and actor David Walliams are guests and Cliff Richard performs in this new...