Mars Rovers
Self-driving rovers explore Moroccan desert, shooting for Mars  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Ever since the first successful landing on Mars in the 1970s, scientists have striven to deepen their knowledge of the red planet's surface. The first successful rover, the Sojourner, was deployed on... more
How NASA's Opportunity Mars Rover Enriched Space Science in 15 Years  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
NASA's Opportunity rover outlived its mission lifetime by more than 14 years to become the longest lasting robot sent from Earth. more
Opportunity Rover Mission Ends  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars... more
Photos from NASA’s lost Opportunity  THE VERGE · 1 week
This week, NASA said goodbye to Opportunity, a rover that roamed the surface of Mars for nearly 15 years before it was silenced by a planet-encompassing... more
Nasa calls time on silent Opportunity Mars rover  BBC · 1 week
The 15-year mission of "Oppy" the robot is declared over after repeated failed attempts to contact it. more
Six things to know about NASA's Opportunity Mars rover  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
After 15 years, the mission of NASA's Opportunity rover has come to an end, but its successes on Mars have earned it a spot in the robot hall of fame.... more
NASA Finally Bids Adieu to Opportunity, the Mars Rover That Kept Going and Going  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Opportunity's historic mission, which uncovered signs of Mars' watery past and transformed our understanding of the Red Planet, has finally... more
NASA declares Opportunity Mars rover mission over  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
NASA announced Feb. 13 that it was ending efforts to restore contact with the Opportunity Mars rover, bringing its mission to an... more
Mars rover Opportunity appears to have bitten the dust video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
After months of radio silence from NASA's Mars rover Opportunity, scientists have declared its mission officially over. Cause of death: a gigantic dust storm. more
NASA's Opportunity rover mission on Mars comes to end  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars and helping... more
'Overachieving' Mars rover Opportunity mission over after 15 years video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
NASA lost contact with the robot in a massive dust storm last June and finally declared an end to its operational lifetime. more
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover declared dead  CBC · 1 week
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover has had quite a ride. But after 15 years on the Martian surface, the rover has officially been declared dead. more
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was... more
NASA declares Mars rover dead after 15 years  Sky News · 1 week
Opportunity - NASA's longest-running rover on Mars - has been declared dead, 15 years after it landed on the red planet. more
Opportunity Mars Rover goes to its last rest after extraordinary 14-year mission  TechCrunch · 1 week
Opportunity, one of two rovers sent to Mars in 2004, is officially offline for good, NASA and JPL officials announced today at a special... more
NASA to pull plug on Mars rover after 15 years  Sky News · 1 week
NASA is to make a final attempt to contact its Opportunity rover on Mars before pulling the plug on the mission after 15 years. more
NASA to pull plug on silent Opportunity rover on Mars  Sky News · 1 week
NASA is to make a final attempt to contact its Opportunity rover on Mars before pulling the plug on the mission after 15 years. more
NASA about to pull plug on Mars rover, silent for 8 months  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits. more
NASA Opportunity rover witnessed the wild side of Mars - CNET  CNET · 1 week
See what the rover saw. In 15 years on Mars, Oppy caught sight of meteorites, "blueberries," a "jelly doughnut" and other exotic rock formations. more
Developing a flight strategy to land heavier vehicles on Mars  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The heaviest vehicle to successfully land on Mars is the Curiosity Rover at 1 metric ton, about 2,200 pounds. Sending more ambitious robotic missions to the surface of... more
Developing a flight strategy to land heavier vehicles on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The heaviest vehicle to successfully land on Mars is the Curiosity Rover at 1 metric ton, about 2,200 pounds. Sending more ambitious robotic missions to the surface of... more
MAVEN spacecraft shrinking its Mars orbit to prepare for Mars 2020 rover  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's 4-year-old atmosphere-sniffing Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission is embarking on a new campaign today to tighten its orbit around Mars. The... more
Curiosity Rover Departs Vera Rubin Ridge  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
After exploring Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge for more than a year, NASA's Curiosity rover recently moved on. But a new 360-video lets the public... more
360 Video: Curiosity rover departs Vera Rubin Ridge  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
After exploring Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge for more than a year, NASA's Curiosity rover recently moved on. But a new 360-video lets the public visit Curiosity's final drill site on the ridge,... more
Mars: What We Know About the Red Planet  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Learn about planet Mars’ atmosphere, water supply and the possibility to support life, plus, findings from the Mars exploration rover mission. more
European Mars Rover Named for Crystal Scientist Rosalind Franklin  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The European Space Agency (ESA) has named its next Mars rover, due to touch down on the Red Planet in March 2021, in honor of British scientist Rosalind Franklin, whose... more
ESA's Mars rover has a name – Rosalind Franklin  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The ExoMars rover that will search for the building blocks of life on the Red Planet has a name: Rosalind Franklin. The prominent scientist behind the discovery of the structure... more
European Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin  CBC · 2 weeks
The British-built Mars rover scheduled to be launched in 2020 has been named after English scientist Rosalind Franklin,... more
UK-built Mars rover named after scientist Rosalind Franklin  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The British-built Mars rover that is scheduled to be launched in 2020 has been named after scientist Rosalind Franklin more
Mars rover Curiosity makes first gravity-measuring traverse on the Red Planet  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A clever use of non-science engineering data from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has let a team of researchers to measure the density of rock layers in... more
Exploring The Mysterious Origins Of Mars' 3-Mile-High Sand Pile  NPR · 3 weeks
Space scientists on Earth have improvised a tool on the Mars rover to help them figure out how a giant mountain on the Red Planet came to be. Their surprising... more
Mars rover Curiosity makes first gravity-measuring traverse on the Red Planet  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A clever use of non-science engineering data from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has let a team of researchers, including an Arizona State University graduate student, measure... more
NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover weighed the mountain it’s climbing  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
Curiosity measures gravity as it drives, allowing scientists to weigh Mount Sharp and determine that the rock is less dense than expected. more
A surface gravity traverse on Mars indicates low bedrock density at Gale crater  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Gravimetry, the precise measurement of gravitational fields, can be used to probe the internal structure of Earth and other planets. The Curiosity... more
NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
On January 15, Curiosity used its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on the end of its robotic arm to take a series of 57 pictures. more
Curiosity says farewell to Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA's Curiosity rover has taken its last selfie on Vera Rubin Ridge and descended toward a clay region of Mount Sharp. The twisting ridge on Mars has been the rover's home for... more
NASA's Opportunity Rover May Have 'Died' on Mars in Dust Storm  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Opportunity's last communication with Earth was received June 10, 2018, as a planet-wide dust storm blanketed the solar-powered rover's location. more
Oppy Rover Logs 15 Years on Mars  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
NASA's Opportunity rover began its 16th year on the surface of Mars on Thursday. The rover landed in a region of the... more
On This Day in Space! Jan. 25, 2004: Opportunity Rover Lands on Mars  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
On January 24, 1986, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus. This was the first time any spacecraft had ever visited Uranus.... more
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