Spikes of methane gas on Mars detected by the Curiosity rover has piqued the interest of NASA.
NASA has released the first full-resolution images from Curiosity, which arrived on Mars late Sunday after an eight-month commute from Earth.
The robotic explorer Curiosity’s daring plunge through the pink skies of Mars was more than perfect. It landed with spectacular style, said a NASA scientist, describing the first images of its mechanical gymnastics.
Ready, set, takeoff for Mars. NASA’s Curiosity rover, the world’s biggest extraterrestrial explorer, rocketed toward Mars on Saturday. The mission? Search for evidence that the red planet might once have been home to itsy-bitsy life.
NASA is another step closer to Mars as it prepares to launch its newest red planet Rover this weekend.