This is all the beautiful space litter left on Mars by NASA's Curiosity …

Four months ago, NASA landed a one-ton, nuclear-powered rover on the Red Planet, scattering the Martian terrain with heaps of debris in the process. Curiosity, upon arrival, shed so much of its Entry Descent & Landing hardware that high resolution images of the planet's surface are still turning up traces of the rover's … » 12/06/12 9:00am 12/06/12 9:00am

NASA will attempt to photograph the Curiosity landing. From an…

As of this posting, we are just 2 days, 12 hours, and thirty minutes away from the Curiosity rover making touchdown on Mars. We're excited. NASA's excited. Even Angry Birds is excited. » 8/03/12 10:15am 8/03/12 10:15am

This gorgeous patch of Mars would be a great place to send future…

One of the best ways to learn about a planet's history is to examine its geology, so one of the things scientists look for when sending rovers to Mars is areas on the planet's surface that allow access to multiple layers of diverse and interesting rock types. » 5/03/12 1:52pm 5/03/12 1:52pm

This is HiRISE, the most powerful camera we've ever sent to another…

The University of Arizona's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera is an incredible piece of equipment. Currently circling the Red Planet aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the instrument is capable of capturing photographs of the Martian surface at unprecedented resolution, averaging about… » 1/11/12 9:15am 1/11/12 9:15am