The ancient Martian crater where the Curiosity rover landed looks strikingly similar to the Mojave Desert in California with its looming mountains and hanging haze, scientists said Wednesday.
The Curiosity rover landed on Mars at 10:32 p.m. Sunday culminating an 8 1/2-month journey.
For the past eight months, scientists have been anxiously watching Curiosity barrel closer and closer to the red planet.
After an 8 1/2-month voyage through space, NASA’s souped-up Mars spacecraft zoomed toward the red planet for what the agency hopes will be an epic touchdown.
You may not be able to make the trip to the Red Planet with NASA’s “Curiosity” rover, but Griffith Observatory is offering the next best thing.
The scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are getting ready for Mars rover Curiosity’s Aug. 5 landing.
Opening statements are expected to begin in a lawsuit by a former NASA mission specialist who claims he was fired for his beliefs in intelligent design.
A Romanian citizen has been indicted on federal charges of hacking into NASA computers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, causing more than $500,000 in damage.
For the NASA team tasked with the latest lunar mission, New Year’s Day seems like Groundhog Day.
A NASA spacecraft has successfully slipped into orbit around the moon.
The rover Curiosity, which is managed by Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), is on its way to Mars.
A massive asteroid is expected to make a fly-by of our planet Tuesday, but NASA experts warn there is no chance of any impact with the Earth.
Although it’s not located within city limits, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is an important part of Pasadena’s history — and it’s future.
Another 40 employees of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were laid off last week as the astronomy research center continues to reduce its staff.
For many people in Southern California, it’s just not as cool as it used to be — and one climatologist says it has nothing to do with “global warming”.