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Mars rover to get a long-distance memory wipe and reformat

NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.

By 2 September 2014

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Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for miles roamed

The extraterrestrial robot rolls 25 miles across the Red Planet, breaking a more than 40-year-old record for off-Earth mileage.

By 29 July 2014

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Mars rover spies mysterious 'jelly doughnut' rock

A mystery rock wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a doughnut appeared on Mars recently, and NASA's trying to figure out how it got there.

By 21 January 2014

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Mars rover fine after space version of Control-Alt-Delete

NASA scientists report successful rebooting of Curiosity after the Mars rover suffers a software glitch.

By 14 November 2013

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Mars rover: On the road again (pictures)

Miles to go before it rests, the Curiosity rover finally heads for its primary mission target.

14 Images By 9 July 2013

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Mars rover Opportunity hits 10-year mark (pictures)

Launched on July 7, 2003, with a modest goal to carry out 90 Martian days of exploration, NASA's little robotic wanderer far exceeded its original mission objectives.

20 Images By 7 July 2013

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Mars rover confirms dangers of space radiation

Future manned missions to Mars will need internal shielding and advanced propulsion systems to shorten transit times, minimizing exposure to space radiation, scientists say.

By 31 May 2013

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Mars rover Opportunity hits new record for miles driven in space

Breaking the record of miles trekked by a NASA vehicle in another world, the Mars rover traverses 22.2 miles across the Red Planet.

By 17 May 2013

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NASA puts Mars rover on a month-long hiatus

NASA halts communication with Curiosity to avoid any interference during a period when the sun is blocking Earth-to-Mars transmission signals.

By 5 April 2013

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Mars rover finds more evidence of watery past in veined rocks

Engineers are gearing up to test Curiosity's powerful impact drill, a final milestone before heading to Mount Sharp, a towering mound of layered rocks some 6 miles away.

By 16 January 2013