Mars Rover Curiosity
Mars rover Curiosity has uncovered bright, shiny particles from a spot where it is collecting samples of dirt.
Gov. Jerry Brown was on hand to watch the Mars rover Curiosity take its first drive on the surface of the red planet Wednesday.
President Barack Obama says he wants to be notified without delay if the Mars rover Curiosity finds Martians – “even if they’re just microbes.”
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 scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are getting ready for Mars rover Curiosity’s Aug. 5 landing.