sep 202012
 
Curiosity Targets Unusual Rock on Its Journey

  NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has driven up to a football-size rock that will be the first for the rover’s arm to examine. The drive by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity during the mission’s 43rd Martian day, or sol, (Sept. 19, 2012) ended with this rock about 8 feet (2.5 meters) in front of the rover. [continue reading]

jun 302012
 
Evidence of life on Mars could come from Phobos

  A mission to a Martian moon could return with alien life, according to experts at Purdue University, but don’t expect the invasion scenario presented by summer blockbusters like “Men in Black 3” or “Prometheus.” The image shows the orbits of the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos and the spread of potential particle trajectories from [continue reading]