Mars Rover

In this handout released by NASA, angular and smooth surface of rocks are seen in an image taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on Jan. 6, 2003. (credit: NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/ Cornell University via Getty Images)

Mars Rover Photographs Featured at Smithsonian

Ten years after NASA landed two rovers on Mars on a 90-day mission, one rover is still exploring, and the project has generated hundreds of thousands of images from the Martian surface.


File photo of Mars rover Curiosity when it was still in the NASA labs (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Mars Rover Back In Action After Computer Problems

The Mars rover Curiosity is humming again after being sidelined by back-to-back computer problems.


JPL celebrating after a successful landing of Mars probe Curiosity (Photo by Brian van der Brug-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama To NASA: Let Me Know Right Away If You Find Martians

Washington (CBS DC) – This morning President Obama took time out of his busy schedule to congratulate NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab on a successful mission with the Mars probe Curiosity. In a phone call to […]


A Model of the  Mars Exploration Rover (MER) (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK / AFP / Getty Images)

MSL, EDL, Huh? Guide To NASA’s Mars Mission Lingo

Fascinated by NASA’s latest Mars mission and planning to tune in?