NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars is busily grinding out science data — and has likely relayed some provocative findings — but mum's the word from scientists on the mission.Full story
The Mars rover Curiosity — the centerpiece of NASA's $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission — has 10 instruments to help it characterize the Martian environment and determine if the planet ever had the potential to support life. Danny Glavin is one of the scientists who will try to dete Full story
An enhanced-color image shows the blast mark left behind by the crash of the Mars Science Laboratory's rocket-powered descent stage.
Michael Watkins, MSl mission manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, adjusts a model of Curiosity's mast during a news briefing at NASA's JPL in Pasadena, Calif., on Aug. 7, 2012. The arm and the remote sensing mast of the Mars rover Curiosity each carry cameras, science instruments and other tools for
The Mars Science Laboratory team in the MSL Mission Support Area reacts after learning the Curiosity Rover has landed safely on Mars and images start coming into the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Pasadena, Calif., on August 5, 2012.
Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity members from left: John Grunsfeld, NASA associate administrator, Charles Elachi, director, JPL, Pete Theisinger, MSL project manager, Richard Cook, MSL deputy project manager, Adam Steltzner, MSL entry, descent and landing lead and John Grotzinger, MSL project scie
Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity team member, Miguel San Martin, Chief Engineer, Guidance, Navigation, and Control at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, left, celebrates with Adam Steltzner, MSL entry, descent and landing of the Mars Science Laboratory , right, after the successful landing of Curiosity ro
This artist's concept depicts the rover Curiosity, of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission.