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Did NASA’s Mars rover just find ancient Martian fossils?

January 8th, 2018

If you’re one of the many casual science observers hoping that mankind will one day discover evidence that life once thrived on Mars, 2017 was a very, very exciting year for you. From derelict alien ships to cannonballs, NASA spotted lots of weird things on the Martian surface last year. It seems 2018 is going …

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Watch five years of the Curiosity rover’s travels in a five minute time-lapse

August 8th, 2017

NASA’s Curiosity rover just celebrated its five year anniversary on Mars, which is one mighty impressive milestone for a vehicle whose primary mission was initially slated for just 687 days. In honor of this momentous occasion, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory put together a fantastic video time-lapse of Curiosity’s travels, complete with five years worth of …

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Can you spot the Curiosity rover in this photo of Mars?

June 21st, 2017

NASA’s Curiosity rover has delivered some seriously stellar views of Mars to us back on Earth, but it’s easy to forget that the dusty, durable vehicle spends a lot of its time driving to various locations of scientific importance. Crawling over rocks and navigating never-before-seen peaks and valleys, the trusty bot just keeps on truckin’. …