The Curiosity Rover which has been observing the surface of Mars since 2012 also found out that the red planet also has changing weather.
It is likely to succeed in its mission to climb Mount Sharp despite visible cracks and damage to its wheels.
Anyone with access to a computer or smart phone can now see up-close videos of Mars through the perspective of NASA's Curiosity rover.
BB-8, the BB unit astromech droid from "Star Wars," has been in some adventures lately, including visits to Disneyland and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. His latest mission, however, was a visit to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
Ever wonder what Mars smells like? Researchers have long known that the average aroma of a planet can tell you a lot about its atmosphere. Now, experts are commanding the Mars curiosity rover to take a long sniff of the Red Planet's 'body odor' to learn more about its history.
It's ok Curiosity, you can finally relax your arm. According to NASA, the Mars rover known as Curiosity has been holding still for several days for fear of sparking disaster after a short-circuit was detected in one of its drilling arms. Now, the agency is reporting that the rover can go back to business as usual as early as next week.
NASA mission directors have announced that the Curiosity Mars rover will be out of commission for a spell as engineers remotely work out what triggered an onboard fault protection action that halted important experimental procedures. NASA assures us that the rover is down, but not out.
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover is snapping selfies of itself again, with its latest photo revealing the breathtaking red dunes and dust of Pahrump Hills, the location of its latest geological endeavors.
NASA's Curiosity rover has taken a second bite out of its target mountain, this time finding that Mount Sharp can 'taste' a lot more acidic than experts expected.
No, we're not talking about Martian life being still around today. However, an exceptionally detailed analysis of photos from NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has recently been getting a lot of attention, as one expert believes she has identified evidence of ancient microbial life on the Red Planet.
Mars is a dead world. It may have once been home to water and life, but experts have been fairly certain that the Red Planet is now nothing more than a grave frozen in time - a snapshot of what would happen to Earth if it was ever stripped of its atmospheric protections. However, new data from NASA's Curiosity rover has revealed that the planet is still a bit active, at least on a chemical level.
NASA's Curiosity Rover found clues of an ancient lake on Mars, shedding light on how water shaped this Martian landscape, new research explains.
With all the excitement of Rosetta and the Philae lander going on, we've nearly forgotten about our favorite Mars-roaming robot, the Curiosity Rover. Now Curiosity is calling in to let NASA techs know that it has taken a stroll around a mountain twice and now it's bored.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover finally had its first taste of the mountain that spent the last two years trying to reach.