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  • nasa curiosity rover

    VIDEO! NASA's Curiosity rover begins new chapter in Mars exploration

    World | Oct 04, 2016, 03:45 PM IST

    NASA's Curiosity rover has embarked on a new chapter in its Mars journey, beginning its ascent to new locations on Mount Sharp where it will explore possible evidence of ancient water. Having completed a

  • NASA's Curiosity reveals how Mars crust contributes to red

    NASA's Curiosity reveals how Mars crust contributes to red planet's atmosphere

    World | Sep 30, 2016, 04:02 PM IST

    NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has discovered the evidence that chemistry in the crust or surface material on Mars contributed dynamically to the makeup of its atmosphere over time. Mars' atmosphere is moving up from

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    Curiosity Rover discovers unexpected mineral on Mars, says NASA

    World | Jun 25, 2016, 10:39 AM IST

    NASA's Curiosity rover has discovered an unexpected mineral in a rock sample on Mars, a finding that suggests the red planet hosted explosive volcanoes during its evolution.

  • curiosity set to drill into crystal rich rock on mars

    Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars

    World | Jan 15, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

    Washington: NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is all set to drill into a crystal-rich rock on the Red planet to find out salt mineral left behind when lake water evaporated, says an Indian-American scientist associated with

  • curiosity detects methane fluctuations in martian atmosphere

    Curiosity detects methane fluctuations in Martian atmosphere

    World | Dec 17, 2014, 06:19 AM IST

    Madrid: The Curiosity rover has detected methane fluctuations in the atmosphere of Mars, a situation that opens up new avenues of investigation for scientists to determine the source producing the gas.Most of the methane in

  • curiosity discovers huge lake bed on mars

    Curiosity discovers huge lake bed on Mars

    World | Dec 09, 2014, 11:12 AM IST

    Washington: NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has discovered evidence of the existence of a huge lake - once brimming with water and may be life - in the Gale Crater at Mount Sharp.The discovery, led by

  • curiosity rover to probe mysterious rocks on mars

    Curiosity rover to probe mysterious rocks on Mars

    World | Nov 21, 2014, 11:10 AM IST

    New York: The US space agency has directed its Mars rover Curiosity to probe mysterious rocks on Red Planet.The rover is currently investigating an outcrop called Pahrump Hills at its destination mountain "Mount Sharp".“We see

  • curiosity probe finds evidence of ancient lake on mars

    Curiosity probe finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars

    World | Dec 11, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

    Washington: The Curiosity rover has found evidence of an ancient lake on Mars that millions of years ago could have sustained life for long periods of time, NASA said."Quite honestly, it just looks very Earth-like,"

  • curiosity rover snaps billion pixel photo of mars

    Curiosity rover snaps billion-pixel photo of Mars

    World | Jun 21, 2013, 05:51 PM IST

    Washington, June 21: NASA's rover Curiosity has captured a stunning 1.3-billion-pixel image of Mars that would allow viewers to zoom in and investigate parts of the Red Planet in incredible detail.The first NASA-produced view from

  • mars rover back to work after break

    Mars rover back to work after break

    World | May 05, 2013, 04:34 PM IST

    Washington, May 5: NASA's Curiosity rover is back in business after a weeks-long communication gap caused by solar interference.The rover had been on its own since early April, when Mars slipped behind the sun from

  • mars rover curiosity begins exploration of red planet

    Mars rover Curiosity begins exploration of red planet

    World | Aug 23, 2012, 07:00 PM IST

    Pasadena, Calif, Aug 23: NASA's Curiosity rover took its first test drive around the gravel-strewn Martian terrain on Wednesday, in preparation for the ultimate road trip to find out if life could have existed on

  • mars rover curiosity sends pics of strange white light dots

    Mars rover Curiosity sends pics of strange white light, dots on horizon creating UFO buzz

    World | Aug 24, 2012, 12:53 PM IST

    Pasadena, California, Aug 23 : The American space agency NASA has received images from its Mars rover Curiosity showing a strange white light on the Red Planet's horizon and several dots in the Martian sky

  • nasa rover curiosity shoots a mars rock with laser

    NASA rover Curiosity shoots a Mars rock with laser

    World | Aug 20, 2012, 06:37 PM IST

    Pasadena (Calig.), Aug 20: NASA's Curiosity rover has zapped its first Martian rock, aiming its laser for the sake of science.During the target practice on Sunday. Curiosity fired 30 pulses at a nearby rock over

  • obama cheers mind boggling mars mission

    Obama cheers 'mind-boggling' Mars mission

    World | Aug 14, 2012, 12:52 PM IST

    Aboard Air Force One, Aug 14 : Hailing NASA's "mind-boggling" Mars landing of the Curiosity rover, President Barack Obama urged the scientists operating the craft on Monday to phone home immediately if they find any

  • mars crater where curiosity rover landed looks earth like

    Mars crater where Curiosity rover landed looks 'Earth-like'

    World | Aug 09, 2012, 12:04 PM IST

    Pasadena, California, Aug 9 :  The ancient Martian crater where the Curiosity rover landed looks strikingly similar to the Mojave Desert in California with its looming mountains and hanging haze, scientists said Wednesday."The first impression

  • nasa rover curiosity blasts off towards mars

    NASA Rover Curiosity Blasts Off Towards Mars

    World | Nov 26, 2011, 10:14 PM IST

    Cape Canaveral, Florida, Nov 26: The world's biggest extraterrestrial explorer, NASA's Curiosity rover, rocketed toward Mars on Saturday on a search for evidence that the red planet might once have been home to itsy-bitsy life.It