Curiosity Tracks in 'Hidden Valley' on Mars

August 5, 2014

NASA Mars Curiosity Rover: Two Years and Counting on Red Planet

NASA's most advanced roving laboratory on Mars celebrates its second anniversary since landing inside the Red Planet's Gale Crater on Aug. 5, 2012, PDT (Aug. 6, 2012, EDT).

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A 3D, augmented reality model of NASA's Curiosity rover

August 5, 2014

NASA Upgrades Its 3-D Spacecraft App

NASA releases a new, improved version of its Spacecraft 3D app for mobile devices for the second anniversary of Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity landing on Mars.

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Bright Outburst on Io

August 4, 2014

A Hellacious Two Weeks on Jupiter's Moon Io

Three massive volcanic eruptions occurred on Jupiter's moon Io within a two-week period in August of last year.

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Alice Zhai and Jonathan Jiang. Image credit: NASA

August 1, 2014

Science Fair Project Spins Up NASA Hurricane Study

With the help of a JPL researcher, high school intern Alice Zhai has turned her science fair project into the first look at the economic impacts of hurricane size.

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Curiosity's 360-Degree View Before Entering 'Hidden Valley'

August 1, 2014

NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Nears Mountain-Base Outcrop

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has just crossed one stretch of rocks hazardous to its wheels and may soon reach rocks different from any it has examined so far.

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Comet 67P from 1,200 Miles Away

July 31, 2014

Rosetta's Comet: Imaging the Coma

A distinct coma surrounds Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen from Rosetta.

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Artist's concept of NuSTAR on orbit.

July 31, 2014

NuSTAR Celebrates Two Years of Science in Space

NuSTAR's next two years in space will see more revelations about black holes and extremely energetic objects.

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Artist's concept of the payload for NASA's Mars 2020 rover

July 31, 2014

SHERLOC to Micro-Map Mars Minerals and Carbon Rings

One of the seven instruments chosen for the payload of NASA's next Mars rover would detect key minerals and carbon chemicals and show where they are, at microscopic scale.

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Artist's concept of the payload for NASA's Mars 2020 rover

July 31, 2014

Mars 2020 Rover's PIXL to Focus X-Rays on Tiny Targets

An X-ray instrument for NASA's next Mars rover combines a sharpshooting spectrometer and a camera, to identify and map chemical elements in targets at microscopic scale.

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Planning for NASA's 2020 Mars rover envisions a basic structure that capitalizes on the design

July 31, 2014

NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Payload to Explore the Red Planet as Never Before

The next rover NASA will send to Mars in 2020 will carry seven carefully-selected instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations.

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