After several weather delays, NASA on Saturday launched a helium balloon carrying a saucer-shaped vehicle high in Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
Two Los Angeles residents are vying for an unusual ticket—to Mars.
It’s not exactly a flying saucer, but a new lightweight spacecraft from NASA soon hopes to invade the skies of distant planets in our solar system.
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Members of the team behind the NASA Mars rover Curiosity along with personnel at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena were set to celebrate the first anniversary of the rover’s landing.
The Curiosity rover has tasted Mars’ air: It’s made mostly of carbon dioxide with hints of other gases.
NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Project is being awarded with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s top honor – the trophy for current achievement.
The NASA rover Curiosity beamed to Earth his new song “Reach for the Stars” on Tuesday in the first music broadcast from another planet.
Gov. Jerry Brown was on hand to watch the Mars rover Curiosity take its first drive on the surface of the red planet Wednesday.
Gov. Jerry Brown is planning to visit the Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists responsible for the successful mission to land the rover Curiosity on Mars.
Since the landing of NASA’s newest Mars rover, flight director David Oh’s family has taken the unusual step of tagging along as he leaves Earth time behind and syncs his body clock with the red planet.
His red-tinged mohawk almost made as many headlines as the landing of the Curiosity rover on the Red Planet.
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.
For the past eight months, scientists have been anxiously watching Curiosity barrel closer and closer to the red planet.