Mars rover

 
Probe to sniff Martian methane mystery
Probe to sniff Martian methane mystery
The search for life on Mars has entered a new phase with the launch of a spacecraft built to sniff out waste gases released by alien organisms.
10 things you didn’t know about Mars
10 things you didn’t know about Mars
They're not the fastest moving robots on this planet, or on Mars as it turns out, but Nasa’s Curiosity Rover and Opportunity are making...
Mars communication takes break due to sun interference
Mars communication takes break due to sun interference
For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars. This celestial alignment – called a Mars solar conjunction...
Nasa wants to measure 'Marsquakes'
Nasa wants to measure 'Marsquakes'
"Does Mars have fault lines like the Earth does? How extensive are those? What kinds of 'marsquakes' are there?"
Martian lookalikes could be on Earth
Martian lookalikes could be on Earth
And it is not a search for life. Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity will sniff for chemicals that could be necessary for life, but it will not be...
SA team helped land Curiosity on Mars
SA team helped land Curiosity on Mars
The agency was proud to be part of Monday's historic touch-down on the red planet, international business manager Tiaan Strydom said.
Curiosity on target for 'eye of the needle' Mars landing
Curiosity on target for 'eye of the needle' Mars landing
The Mars rover Curiosity, on a quest for signs the Red Planet once hosted the building blocks of life, streaked into the home stretch of its...
Nasa prepares to unleash 'terror' on Mars
Nasa prepares to unleash 'terror' on Mars
A popular internet video by Nasa called "Seven Minutes of Terror" depicts the high drama involved with the first-ever attempt to use a...
NASA launches ambitious mission to Mars
NASA launches ambitious mission to Mars
The US space agency is poised to launch the most powerful and advanced robotic rover ever built to explore Mars and hunt for signs that life may...
Nasa rover scours Mars for life
Nasa rover scours Mars for life
A nuclear-powered rover, as big as a compact car, is set to begin a nine-month journey to Mars this weekend to learn if the planet is or ever was...
Mars rover Spirit's six-year stint may be ending
Mars rover Spirit's six-year stint may be ending
Nasa on Sunday celebrated Mars rover Spirit's bountiful, six-year stint on the red planet, way longer than the three months it was...

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