A panoramic photo of Mars which was taken by the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover has sparked the interest of an unidentified flying object (UFO) enthusiast. According to Streetcap1, the UFO spotter, the photo captured shows a crashed flying saucer. How true are the claims?
Scientists have found clues that suggest there could still be flowing water on Mars today.
A certain type of mineral called 'tridymite' was discovered on Gale's crater by the Curiosity Rover. The same material is also present on Earth near explosive mountains which, at first, are not believed to have existed on the red planet.
Treacherous sands became an unexpected obstacle for NASA's Curiosity rover in July, and now the Mars traveler has been forced to change course, targeting a new geological formation for the next stage of its survey mission.
The Mars rover Curiosity has just crossed into new territory, driving out of the ellipse that was predetermined to be "safe" terrain for initial landing and exploration in 2012.
The Curiosity Mars rover lived up to its namesake today, trying out a little amateur astronomy to catch the Mercury transit - and event that certainly cannot be viewed with the naked eye back on Earth.