Rover Sends Pictures Of A Martian Mojave

Mojave Desert Like Area from Mars

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: The first pictures from the best cameras on NASA's Curiosity rover document a Martian landscape so Earthlike it reminds scientists of home.

Sections:  news   u.s.   
Topics:  astronomy   curiosity   curiosity rover   mars   mars rover   planets   science   space   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it
    NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars. More
  • Russia charging NASA $70 million per rocket seat
    NASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space. More
  • One flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list
    The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
  • New calls to rename Higgs boson
    One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work. More
BING NEWS:
  • NASA's InSight Mars lander may 'hear' Perseverance rover's landing next month
    Mars 2020 will hit the thin Martian atmosphere hard ... Why do you see footprints in the pictures, but no marks from the lunar modules that landed there? The answers to those questions are ...
    01/12/2021 - 11:27 pm | View Link
  • Nasa rover rolls onto Red Planet
    Black-and-white pictures beamed from Spirit showed its two rear wheels on the Martian soil, with its lander behind it. Two parallel tracks led away from the lander. "This is a big relief.
    12/16/2020 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • SECOND NASA MARS ROVER SENDS IMAGES BACK TO EARTH
    This image shows one of the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's first breathtaking views of the martian landscape after its successful landing at Meridiani Planum on Mars. On the left ...
    10/26/2020 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • More

 

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News