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Mars Rover Team Chooses Not to Drill 'Bonanza King' - 08/22/2014
The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has chosen not to proceed with drilling at a target rock called "Bonanza King" after the rock budged when tapped by the drill.Read More >>
Bone up on Mars Rock Shapes
This Mars rock may look like a femur thigh bone, but its shape is likely sculpted by erosion, either wind or water.View Image >>Curiosity Raw Images >>
First You Brush, Then You Drill - 08/18/2014
Curiosity brushed aside the reddish dust to reveal a gray patch as it gets ready to drill the "Bonanza King," rock.Read More >>
Curiosity Mars Rover Prepares for Fourth Rock Drilling - 08/15/2014
Backtracking to get NASA's one-ton Mars rover away from slippery sand has brought the rover to its next candidate rock for drilling.Read More >>
Webcast: Curiosity’s Second Year at Mars
Hear about the epic journey of the Curiosity rover from the deputy project scientist, Ashwin Vasavada.Watch Webcast >>
Comet Siding Spring Archived Webcast - 08/11/2014
Hear from experts about the close encounter by Comet Siding Spring with Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.Archived Webcast >>
Recent^Videos
A Softer Trek to Mount Sharp - 08/05/2014
On the second anniversary of NASA Curiosity on Mars, the rover navigates a sandy valley on its way to Mount SharpWatch Video >>Read Related Story >>
Colliding Atmospheres: Mars vs Comet Siding Spring - 08/06/2014
Comet Siding Spring is about to fly historically close to Mars. The encounter could spark Martian auroras, a meteor shower, and other unpredictable effects. Whatever happens, NASA's fleet of Mars satellites will have a ringside seat.Watch Video >>
Flash from Rover's Laser Hitting a Martian Rock - 07/16/2014
The sparks that appear on the baseball-sized rock result from the laser of the ChemCam instrument on Curiosity hitting the rock.Watch Video >>Related Article >>
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Send a Postcard to Curiosity - 08/06/2013
Celebrate Curiosity's second year on Mars by sending the rover and the team a message.Send Postcard >>
Mars in The Palm of Your Hands
Download the Be A Martian App on your Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and Tablets!
Curiosity's Mission
Enjoy this slideshow about Curiosity's mission: To see if Mars ever had the right conditions to support life!
Learn About The Rover
Curiosity's parts are similar to what a human would need to explore Mars (body, brains, eyes, arm, legs, etc.). Check it out though--sometimes they are located in odd places!
Landing On Mars
Follow Curiosity through the Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL) phase.Interactive >>At a Glance >>
Ask Dr. C
Have you ever wondered why Mars is red?
Or, how big is the Mars Science Laboratory rover? Ask Dr. C, your personal Mars expert!
Curiosity
Where is Curiosity?
See a map of Curiosity's current location and check out the mission clock, which tells you how many days Curiosity has been at Gale Crater.More >>
See Latest Raw Images - 07/16/2014
Want to see the latest images from Curiosity? Click here to see images by day (sol).See latest raw images >>
Follow Curiosity's Journey
Follow Curiosity's path with the latest traverse info and daily weather data. Get nearly weekly updates as the rover nears Mount Sharp!Start Now >>
Curiosity Scientific Data
NASA's Planetary Data System archives and distributes scientific data from NASA planetary missions, astronomical observations, and laboratory measurements, including Curiosity!Get Data >>

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