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JPL Scientists Prepare For Rover Curiosity’s Mars Landing

The scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are getting ready for Mars rover Curiosity’s Aug. 5 landing.

07/25/2012

NASA's rover Curiosity heads for space on November 26, 2011 atop an Atlas 5 rocket from launch pad 41 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Launches Super-Size Mars Rover To Red Planet

The rover Curiosity, which is managed by Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), is on its way to Mars.

11/26/2011

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Mars Rover ‘Opportunity’ Reaches Rim Of Massive Mars Crater

NASA says its surviving Mars rover Opportunity has reached the rim of Endeavour crater after a nearly three-year trek across the surface of the red planet.

08/10/2011

Engineers work on the Mars rover "Curiosity," at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. (credit: AP)

Audit: Upcoming Mars Mission Has Significant Challenges

A new report says significant challenges remain before NASA can launch its next rover to Mars later this year.

06/08/2011

Engineers work on the Mars rover "Curiosity," at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. (credit: AP)

Mars Landing Sites Narrowed Down To Final 4

After years of debating where on Mars the next NASA rover should land, it comes down to the final four.

05/15/2011

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Dry Ice Lake Suggests Mars Once Had A ‘Dust Bowl’

If you think Mars is a hostile place now, it was harsher 600,000 years ago.

04/21/2011

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Wanna Boldly Go? Hundreds Volunteer For Proposed One-Way Mission To Mars

If you don’t mind facing some stiff competition — and spending the rest of your life on the Red Planet — this could be the opportunity of a lifetime.

01/14/2011

Ice was found on two asteroids in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. (credit: AP)

Astronomers Discover Ice On Second Asteroid

Astronomers have discovered water in the form of ice on a second asteroid, suggesting the life-essential ingredient is more common than believed.

10/08/2010

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