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Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 5, 2014): A Softer Trek to Mount Sharp

Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 5, 2014): A Softer Trek to Mount Sharp

On the second anniversary of NASA Curiosity on Mars, the rover navigates a sandy valley on its way to Mount Sharp.

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Flash from Curiosity Rover's Laser Hitting a Martian Rock

Flash from Curiosity Rover's Laser Hitting a Martian Rock

The sparks that appear on the baseball-sized rock result from the laser of the ChemCam instrument on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover hitting the rock.

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Curiosity Completes Its First Martian Year

On June 24, 2014, NASA's Curiosity rover completes her first Martian year (687 Earth days).

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Mercury in Front of the Sun, Seen From Mars

Mercury in Front of the Sun, Seen From Mars

Mercury passed in front of the sun on June 3, 2014, as viewed from Mars. The Mast Camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover recorded the event.

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Rover's 5K Run

Rover's 5K Run

Curiosity logs 5K after a punishing trek over sharp terrain. To celebrate, JPLers put on their running shoes!

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Curiosity Rover Report (Dec. 9, 2013): Dating Younger Rocks

Curiosity Rover Report (Dec. 9, 2013): Dating Younger Rocks

NASA's Curiosity has determined the age of a Martian rock and provided first readings of radiation on the surface of Mars.

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Curiosity's Path to Mount Sharp

Curiosity's Path to Mount Sharp

John Grotzinger, Curiosity's Project Scientist, narrates an aerial tour of the rover's past, present and future traverses on the Red Planet.

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Leave the Driving to Autonav

Leave the Driving to Autonav

Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 19, 2013): Leave the Driving to Autonav

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Eclipse at Mars Casts Shadow Around Mars Rover Curiosity

Eclipse at Mars Casts Shadow Around Mars Rover Curiosity

When the Martian Moon Phobos passed in front of the sun, from the perspective of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, the rover recorded the eclipse in the sky as well as the shadow darkening the ground.

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Mars' Moon Phobos Eclipses the Sun, as Seen by NASA Rover Curiosity

Mars' Moon Phobos Eclipses the Sun, as Seen by NASA Rover Curiosity

This video clip shows the larger of the two moons of Mars, Phobos, passing directly in front of the sun, in an eclipse photographed by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.

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Keeping the Odometer Turning

Keeping the Odometer Turning

While Curiosity continues to blaze a trail to Mount Sharp, the rover takes time to shoot a Martian moon movie.

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One Martian Moon Passes the Other

One Martian Moon Passes the Other

This video depicts NASA's Curiosity rover observing Mars' two moons, then shows one moon passing in front of the other.

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Curiosity One Year on Mars

Curiosity: One Year on Mars

Curiosity team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory share remembrances about the dramatic landing night and future missions to the red planet.

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Curiosity Rover: One Year on Mars

Curiosity Rover: One Year on Mars

A look at the challenges and achievements of Curiosity's first year on Mars

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Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity's First Year on Mars

Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity's First Year on Mars

Here is a rover's eye view of driving, scooping and drilling during Curiosity's first year on Mars, August 2012 through July 2013.

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Trek to Mount Sharp Begins

Trek to Mount Sharp Begins

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity heads on the long journey to the mission's main destination, Mount Sharp.

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Phobos Passing Overhead

Phobos Passing Overhead

This movie clip taken by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows Mars' largest moon, Phobos, passing overhead the rover shortly after sunset.

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Curiosity's Cameras

Curiosity's Cameras

Curiosity is at Point Lake on Mars and will snap pictures to send home. Find out more about the rover's 17 cameras, including why some shoot in color and others others take black-and-white images.

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Rover Ready to Switch Gears

Rover Ready to Switch Gears

NASA's Curiosity rover switches to long-distance driving mode as she heads to Mount Sharp.

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Curiosity Mars Rover Drilling into Its Second Rock

Curiosity Mars Rover Drilling into Its Second Rock

This sequence of images from the Front Hazard-Avoidance Camera on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows the rover drilling into rock target 'Cumberland.'

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Rover Readies for Second Drilling

Rover Readies for Second Drilling

Curiosity prepares for a second drilling and a tutorial on the complicated choreography to get the drill sample to her instruments.

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'Spring Break' Over; Commanding Resumes

'Spring Break' Over; Commanding Resumes

Curiosity gets new software and new capabilities for the long trek to Mt. Sharp.

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Mars' Bygone Atmosphere

Mars' Bygone Atmosphere

NASA's Curiosity finds that the Red Planet doesn't have the same atmosphere it used to.

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Mars in a Minute: What Happens When the Sun Blocks our Signal?

Mars in a Minute: What Happens When the Sun Blocks our Signal?

How can you communicate with Mars spacecraft when the Sun is in the way? Learn more about 'solar conjunction' in this 60-second video.

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Curiosity Rover Hits Paydirt

Curiosity Rover Hits Paydirt

Curiosity's analyzed rock sample proves ancient Mars could have supported living microbes.

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