Russia has provided a neutron-shooting instrument called DAN that will enable NASA's next Mars rover to detect water-bearing minerals buried underneath the rover.
A sequence of images, each taken at the end of a Martian day's drive, and a soundtrack from rover accelerometer data make a unique audio-visual record of a trek on Mars.
In a "match made for Mars," major components of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory have been connected at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, several weeks before launch.
NASA Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, and the team that made and operated them, will receive a lifetime achievement award from Popular Mechanics magazine this month.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is joining forces with Utah's original corn maze, Cornbelly's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Fest, for a kickoff celebration on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
NASA will host a two-day launch Tweetup for 150 of its Twitter followers on Nov. 23 and 25 at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The second rock that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is examining in its new neighborhood offers a taste of bedrock.
A view of a memorial to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center towers was taken on Mars yesterday, on the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
Two interplanetary memorials to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks reside on Mars in tools from New York used by NASA's Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity.
Operators of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are resuming use of the mission's highest resolution camera following a second precautionary shutdown in two weeks.
The initial work of NASA's Mars rover Opportunity at its new location on Mars shows surface compositional differences from anything the robot has studied in its first 7.5 years of exploration.
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Project continues to press ahead with launch preparation activities, planning to use additional time before encapsulating the rover in the launch vehicle's nose cone.
NASA will host a media teleconference on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 12:30 p.m. PDT (3:30 p.m. EDT) to discuss progress of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has captured eye-catching images of Martian terrain from its new perch at Endeavour Crater.
After a journey of almost three years, Opportunity reached the Red Planet’s Endeavour Crater to study rocks never seen before.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity completed a drive on July 17 that took the vehicle's total driving distance on Mars past 20 miles.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity may reach the rim of Endeavour crater in coming days.
Observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed possible flowing water during the warmest months on Mars.
NASA will host a news briefing on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) about a significant new Mars science finding.
NASA's next Mars rover will land at the foot of a layered mountain inside the planet's Gale Crater.