Ever since its arrival on the Martian surface Aug.6 2012, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been making interesting findings.
NASA announced plans to launch a rover to Mars in 2020 Tuesday.
Curiosity rover did not detect Martian organics in the initial phase of the experiments, says NASA.
First X-ray experiments of soil by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has shown similarities between minerals in the Martian soil and the weathered basaltic soils of the volcanic origin in Hawaii.
Curiosity rover discarded its second scoop of soil collected from the Martian surface and is ready to take the third scoop.
The first rock sample picked up by Curiosity rover shows a varied composition resembling unusual rocks from volcanic provinces on Earth, announced NASA.
NASA’s Curiosity rover collected its first scoop of soil from the Martian surface Sunday.
Curiosity rover is all set to take the first soil samples from the Martian surface, a significant step to detect environmental conditions on Mars.
NASA’s Curiosity rover checked in on Mars using foursquare mobile app to connect with people on Earth