NASA has launched its next Mars rover, capping a long-awaited mission to investigate whether the Red Planet could ever have hosted microbial life. The car-size Curiosity rover -the Mars Science Laboratory, or MSL- blasted off atop its Atlas 5 rocket...
Nasa scientists have given more details about their Mars mission which is searching for life beyond Earth. The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), a wheeled rover nicknamed Curiosity, is due to arrive on the Red Planet on August 6.If it ... Read Post
The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is a rover that will assess whether Mars ever was, or is still today, an environment able to support microbial life. In other words, its mission is to determine the planet’s “habitability.” Schedule... Read Post
NASA's next Mars rover will land at the foot of a layered mountain inside the planet's Gale crater the size of the combined area of Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Mars Science Laboratory, or Curiosity, is scheduled to launch late... Read Post