NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.
The extraterrestrial robot rolls 25 miles across the Red Planet, breaking a more than 40-year-old record for off-Earth mileage.
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.
NASA scientists report successful rebooting of Curiosity after the Mars rover suffers a software glitch.
Miles to go before it rests, the Curiosity rover finally heads for its primary mission target.
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.
Future manned missions to Mars will need internal shielding and advanced propulsion systems to shorten transit times, minimizing exposure to space radiation, scientists say.
Breaking the record of miles trekked by a NASA vehicle in another world, the Mars rover traverses 22.2 miles across the Red Planet.
NASA halts communication with Curiosity to avoid any interference during a period when the sun is blocking Earth-to-Mars transmission signals.
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.