Mars rover Opportunity
The image really is out of this world.
To get from one area to the other, Opportunity has to cross a region called "Botany Bay." The Opportunity rover, which is
Opportunity still trails another robot for the international distance record. The Soviet Union's remote-controlled Lunokhod
Though previous theories surrounding the iron 'blueberries' suggested they were formed by chemical reactions, this new analysis
The rover, which has been crawling along the Martian surface for 90 months, found what appears to be veins of the mineral
The Mars rover Curiosity, which is the size of a car, will launch later this year with a planned arrival next August. According
Innovation in space technology is still key to U.S. scientific and economic preeminence; space has been primarily America's frontier for 50 years and should remain so.
"The excitement level within the engineering and science teams is way up," rover scientist Ray Arvidson of Washington University
Check out the new images (below) from the Opportunity rover. All three photos are courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/ASU