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  • Mars rover Curiosity prepares for first ride on Red Planet

     
    Anticipation is building for the Mars rover Curiosity's first drive, which is scheduled for Wednesday. In the coming days, plans are for the rover to venture 1,300 feet from its landing site to check out an interesting spot called Glenelg,......
  • Curiosity photos shed new light on Mars

     
    Another day, another new image of Mars from the rover Curiosity. NASA on Thursday released panorama color images from the Red Planet. In a Google+ chat (see below) flight director Bobak Ferdowsi discussed the photos and how they are helping......
  • Colleague of U.S. Open tennis umpire shocked by murder allegation

     
    A longtime colleague of a U.S. Open tennis umpire who has been charged with fatally bludgeoning her 82-year-old husband said she doesn't believe the woman could have committed murder....
  • Mars rover Curiosity delivering treasure trove of photos

     
    Three days into Mars rover Curiosity's mission, it's beginning to deliver to scientists a treasure trove of photos of the Red Planet. In a Times/Google+ Hangout, reporter Scott Gold talked how the photos are a key first step in what......
  • President Obama to congratulate Mars rover Curiosity team

     
    A week after the Mars rover Curiosity team at JPL successfully maneuvered the craft onto the Red Planet's surface, President Obama is scheduled to call them with congratulations. According to NASA, Obama plans to call at 8 a.m. PDT Monday;......
  • NASA renews Caltech contract to operate Jet Propulsion Laboratory

     
    NASA has renewed Caltech's contract to operate the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for the next five years. The $8.5-billion contract will "ensure that JPL continues to be a national resource for space exploration, scientific leadership, technology and...
  • Mars rover Curiosity: 'Perfect' landing, dramatic photos

     
    As NASA scientists review Mars rover Curiosity's landing on Sunday, they've concluded the landing was close to perfect. And now they have some photos to prove it as well. The Times will host a Google+ Hangout scheduled for noon PDT......
  • Inside the Mars landing at JPL

     
    The first photos from the Mars rover Curiosity and the scene inside the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge, where the mission is monitored....
  • Intriguing images from Mars rover Curiosity [Google+ Hangout]

     
    Scientists plan to examine some Intriguing elements of color panorama photos taken by the Mars rover Curiosity. The images were released by NASA on Thursday. "Scientists will be taking a closer look at several splotches in the foreground that appear......
  • Driving Mars rover Curiosity will be stressful, isolating [Video discussion]

     
    What will it be like to "drive" the Mars Rover Curiosity? Stressful, says Los Angeles Times science writer Monte Morin....
  • Mars rover photos will help scientists better understand planet

     
    As the Mars rover Curiosity continues to send NASA dramatic images, scientists say the pictures will help them better understand the Red Planet. At the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, there is one scientist who seems to have become in some ways......