New findings by a venerable NASA orbiter reveal a new dimension to Martian weather systems
Since reaching the surface of Mars, Curiosity journeyed towards Mount Sharp and documents the Martian landscape.
Stunning images of the sun, Earth and far-away locales in our roundup of cosmic views from August 2012.
The first man on the moon survived three near-fatal incidents and spent the rest of his life trying to avoid the spotlight
Remember Mr. Creosote? If you don’t, he’s worth getting to know — but only if you have a very strong stomach. Mr. Creosote was the colossally obese character in Monty Python’s Meaning of Life who gorged himself on buckets …
Even before the Curiosity Mars rover fully gets to work, NASA is planning its newest mission to the Red Planet
Take a look at 10 of the most fantastic projects that NASA hopes will be inspiring people long after Curiosity has finished exploring Mars.
Barreling in from space at 13,000 mph before stopping a mere 25 feet above the ground would make anyone want to catch their breath, and NASA’s Curiosity rover is no exception. Now that the “Seven Minutes of Terror” is …
Four decades of innovation have dramatically shaped our perceptions of Mars – from the first grainy images to 360-degree panoramas in color. TIME’s photo editors roundup the awe-inspiring images from the most outstanding …