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JPL Marks 1st Anniversary Of Mars ‘Curiosity’ Mission

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.

08/05/2013

A self-portrait of Mars rover, Curiosity. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Curiosity Rover Confirms Martian Air Is Mostly CO2

The Curiosity rover has tasted Mars’ air: It’s made mostly of carbon dioxide with hints of other gases.

07/18/2013

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NASA’s Mars Rover Project To Receive Smithsonian Award For ‘Curiosity’

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.

CBS Los Angeles–03/13/2013

A self-portrait of Mars rover, Curiosity. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Curiosity Beams New Will.i.am Song From Mars

The NASA rover Curiosity beamed to Earth his new song “Reach for the Stars” on Tuesday in the first music broadcast from another planet.

08/29/2012

A self-portrait of Mars rover, Curiosity. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

NASA Flight Director, His Family Switch Over To ‘Mars Time’ After Curiosity Landing

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.

08/19/2012

Activity lead Bobak Ferdowsi, who cuts his hair differently for each mission, works inside the Spaceflight Operations Facility for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, USA on Sunday, August 5, 2012. (credit:  (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images)

Mohawked JPL Flight Director Rockets To Twitter Stardom After ‘Curiosity’

His red-tinged mohawk almost made as many headlines as the landing of the Curiosity rover on the Red Planet.

08/08/2012

Stars in her eyes? Clara Ma, 15, named the Mars Rover. (credit: CBS)

A Curiousity! Girl, 15, Named Mars Rover Years Ago

For the past eight months, scientists have been anxiously watching Curiosity barrel closer and closer to the red planet.

08/04/2012

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) engineers James Wong (L) and Errin Dalshaug (R) examine a full size engineered model of the Mars rover Curiosity at JPL in Pasadena, California August 2, 2012. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

A Peek At What NASA’s New Rover Packed For Mars

NASA’s latest tourist, the roving robot named Curiosity, will lug around a suite of gadgets to snap pictures, sniff, taste and even drill.

08/04/2012

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Griffith Observatory To Celebrate ‘Curiosity’ Rover Landing On Mars

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.

08/02/2012

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