LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronauts traveling to and from Mars would be bombarded with as much cosmic radiation as they’d get from a full-body CT scan about once a week for a year, researchers reported […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another problem is preventing the Mars rover Curiosity from resuming its science experiments. The mission’s chief scientist said Monday the rover went into safe mode again over the weekend because of a computer file error.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA scientists say tests on a Mars rock show the planet could have supported primitive life. The analysis was done by the rover Curiosity, which drilled into the rock, crushed it and tested a tiny sample. Watch video here.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Curiosity drilled into its first Martian rock a month ago. Now scientists will reveal what’s inside. Gathering at NASA headquarters Tuesday, the rover team will detail the minerals and chemicals present in a gray pinch of ground-up rock.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA says the Curiosity rover is hunkering down after the sun unleashed a blast headed for Mars. Project managers said Wednesday they powered down the car-size rover as a precaution since it suffered a recent computer problem.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Science experiments by the NASA Mars rover Curiosity have been put on hold as engineers troubleshoot a problem with its computer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a road trip that could test the best of marriages: Mars. A tycoon announced plans Wednesday to send a middle-aged couple on a privately built spaceship to slingshot around the red planet and come back home.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — To scientists’ excitement, the Curiosity rover has completed its first drilling on Mars and is preparing to analyze a pinch of powdery rock.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — NASA is partnering with a commercial space company to test an inflatable room that can be compressed into a 7-foot tube for delivery to the International Space Station.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A 2-billion-year-old rock that broke from Mars and landed in the Sahara desert is quite different from other Martian meteorites. Not only is it older than most, it also contains more water, a yearlong analysis found.
MOSCOW (AP) – NASA and Russia’s Roscosmos have named the two men who will spend a year aboard the International Space Station to gather more data about the effects of weightlessness on humans. NASA’s Scott […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Mars rover Curiosity is poised to drive again after being parked at a sand dune for the past month. The mission team said Thursday the six-wheel rover will head […]