NASA's Mars Curiosity rover lasered a baseball-sized Martian rock just last weekend, and experts got to see the flash of a resulting plasma plume for the first time.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is celebrating its Martian year (687 Earth days) anniversary this week while traversing ground once covered with massive ancient glaciers, according to a recent analysis of geological images.
Mars once boasted a cushy atmosphere that mostly dissipated roughly 4 billion years ago, a pair of new papers report.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has officially hit the 1 kilometer mark (0.62 miles), the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced on Wednesday.
NASA's Curiosity Rover recently captured an intriguing video as Phobos, the larger of Mars' two moons, rose in the night sky.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is back in commission and this time with plans to begin drilling soon on a patch of bedrock called “Cumberland.”
While the media’s attention has been focused on the new Mars rover Curiosity, the older Opportunity has been quietly plugging away since January 2004 - that is, until now.
Using ratios of the element argon, scientists believe they have finally confirmed that Mars once has an atmosphere that has gradually been slipping away.
The supersonic parachute that helped NASA's rover Curiosity land safely on Mars eight months has become the focal point of some recently released images from NASA.
Despite several technical failures, Curiosity continues to find more evidence of water on Mars.
Mars Curiosity rover, the car-size rover currently on a mission in Mars, is being powered off temporarily as a security measure, NASA said Wednesday, after the sun unleashed a blast headed towards the red planet.
Curiosity has ingested portions of the first sample of gray rock powder collected from the interior of a Martian rock.
Clay minerals are found in abundance on the Martian surface than previously thought, according to a new study.
Curiosity rover resumes its work with first scoop of soil collected from the Martian soil.