What a Rover Looks Like After a Decade on Mars

Curiosity is the trendy name in the realms of Mars roving, but the Opportunity rover was doing it long, long before. Read More >>

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How Mars Would Look If Rovers Were Into Instagram

Just after Mars rover Curiosity touched down, it sent home a selfie worthy of Instagram. But what if it was actually using Instagram? Nikos Kantarakias figured he might as well find out what that'd look like. Read More >>

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Blow Through Nine Months of Mars Roving Photos in Just One Minute

Since it touched down in August, Curiosity has been taking tonnes of pictures. We've already seen some of the best shots, but there's hundreds more where that came from. Fortunately, you can breeze through the whole nine months' collection in just one minute. Read More >>

Explore the Dark Side of Your Desk With This Wooden Curiosity Model

If you want a Curiosity rover of your own but don't quite have NASA's budget, you can save yourself £2,499,999,850 by going with designer Arnold Patrick Martin's beautiful wooden model. It doesn't move, the cameras don't work, and it probably won't survive a trip to Mars, but it's also only £100. Read More >>

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NASA Defaces Mars With Massive Cock Drawing

Apparently this was an accident, but really? Someone's obviously got a sense of humour at NASA's rover control (or access to Photoshop?). Poor Opportunity, just going about its own business while some pecker takes advantage of its innocent wanderings. It's bad enough it got replaced by Curiosity and left on Mars to die, but this? Maybe it's just Opportunity getting its own back. [NASA via Reddit via HuffPo] Read More >>

Street View Hits Mars With This 4-Gigapixel Panoramic

There's been no shortage of Mars pictures since Curiosity landed. We've got Martian mountains, rover selfies, the works. But thanks to a little image stitching by a clever dude back here on Earth, now we have Mars Street View, kind of. Read More >>

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What a Giant Martian Mountain Would Look Like on Earth

The red planet is an alien world, and though it may have once held life, it's certainly no Earth. But that's to a recent, mammoth panorama shot by Curiosity, we can get a glimpse of what it would be life if one of Mars' mountains was transplanted here to ol' Terra. Read More >>

Curiosity Snaps Its First Self-Portrait On Mars

A few days ago Curiosity used its Mars Hand Lens Imager camera to snap its first self-portrait which will allow NASA mission engineers to inspect and document the state of the rover. Read More >>

Curiosity Has Found a Riverbed on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence of an ancient riverbed on Mars. While it's now dried up, it's the first ever evidence to prove that running water once poured over the surface of the red planet. This is huge. Read More >>

Curiosity Sends Home a Self-Shot That's Out of This World

You've probably taken some pictures of yourself at some point or another, but none of them were on Mars. Yesterday, everybody's favourite currently-active Mars rover, Curiosity, sent back a self-shot that is literally out of this world. Read More >>

You Can Listen to the Same Songs Mars Curiosity Wakes Up To

Every morning, when Mars Curiosity opens her amazing eyes, she plays a motivating, inspiring song to start the new sol, or martian day. Each track is delightful, and even though you're on Earth they're wonderful ways to kickstart yourself out of bed. Here's the full list from the JPL, and a Spotify playlist so you can rock out with the rover: Read More >>

Check Out This Ginormous Clickable Panorama Curiosity Snapped on Mars

Every piece of news related to the Mars rover has been utterly fantastic. If you can't get enough of it, you can now explore the red planet to your heart's content with a interactive, zoomable panorama Curiosity has snapped at the landing site. Read More >>

Actual Musician to Premiere Actual Song on Mars Because No One's Totally Sick of Him There Yet

This isn't even a joke! Serious musician is premiering a new song today. On Mars. Broadcast through the Curiosity rover. And the name of said song, which also just for the record is not actually a joke, is Reach for the Stars. Read More >>

Watch Mars Curiosity Wiggle its Wheels in the Gravel

This futuristic black and white image was taken yesterday by one of the navigation cameras on NASA's Curiosity rover. Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab are wiggling front left wheel in the Mars gravel as vehicle gets ready to start out on its first test drive soon. Read More >>

This Is a Full Resolution Video of Curiosity Touching Down on Mars

One of the biggest bummers about Mars Rover Curiosity's epic landing is that there was no news crew on the surface to catch footage of the descent. This full resolution video of Curiosity touching down from its own point of view is the next best thing. Read More >>

Mars Rover Curiosity Needs a Brain Transplant Before It Gets Down to Business

The Mars Rover Curiosity may have been able to execute a staggeringly complex descent and stick the landing, but isn't exactly ready for the mission ahead of it, yet. First, it needs a good old fashioned software update. Read More >>


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