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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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'Thigh bone' on Mars? NASA explains an unusual find

Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.

By 23 August 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By 2 August 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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SpaceX's Elon Musk hopes to put humans on Mars in 10 years

The founder of the private space transport company gives a short timeline for the possibility of firing up a self-sustaining city on the Red Planet.

By 18 June 2014

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Mars orbiter snaps Curiosity and tracks from far above

Get a rare perspective on the Curiosity rover's travels across a distant planet with a fascinating image snapped by NASA's Mars orbiter.

By 18 April 2014

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Mysterious light in Mars image sparks curiosity

UFO enthusiasts are excited about a strange blip of light in a photo from Mars, but the real explanation is likely much less exotic than alien life.

By 9 April 2014

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Curiosity rover snaps its first Earth photo from Mars

In a bittersweet moment, Curiosity looks back and takes a snapshot of its home planet above the Mars skyline.

By 8 February 2014

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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