Boron has been detected on Mars for the first time

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Curiosity rover has found boron on the surface of Mars, indicating that, at some point, the Red Planet had long-term habitable groundwater.

NASA releases cute Mars rover game to celebrate Curiosity anniversary

Posted in Games on 7th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

'Were excited about a new way for people to engage with Curiositys adventures on Mars and future exploration by NASAs Mars 2020 rover'

The Mars curiosity rover is starting to make its own decisions

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Mars Curiosity Rover can now autonomously decide which rocks to zap with its onboard laser.

New Mars rover is GO for 2020 says NASA

Posted in Science on 18th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The new rover will have a mast conducting three types of spectroscopy on rocks and soil from a distance, to help try and spot signs of life.

NASA works to wake up Curiosity as mission gets two-year extension

Posted in Science on 8th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

On July 2, the nuclear-powered rover experienced some sort of a glitch and stopped most of its tasks as it went through a sequence to make sure it was still operating.