NASA to hack the Mars rover Opportunity in order to fix 'amnesia' fault

Posted in Hardware on 1st Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Opportunity, which has been exploring Mars for more than 10 years, is suffering from memory problems.

Google Lunar XPrize deadline extended to 2016

Posted in Science on 19th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Milestone Prize winners to be announced in January.

Curiosity Mars rover 'solves mountain riddle'

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists working on NASA's Curiosity rover think they can now explain why there is a huge mountain at the robot's landing site in Mars's Gale Crater.

Carnegie Mellon unveils Andy lunar rover

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has unveiled Andy, a four-wheeled unmanned rover designed to explore the rough terrain and recently discovered pits of the Moon.

Four sites vie for European ExoMars landing

Posted in Science on 1st Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

The European Space Agency has identified the four locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.