Scientists identified sulfur, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and carbon – some of the key chemical ingredients for life – in the powder Curiosity drilled out of a sedimentary rock near an ancient stream bed in Gale Crater on Mars last month. Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
A scientist explains the weird thing on Mars on the images from the Curiosity rover showed what looked like a piece of shiny metal, that we posted the last week. A zoomed-in view of the shiny protuberance. Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems.
This stunning self-portrait of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, combines dozens of exposures taken by the rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI). The rover’s robotic arm is not visible in the mosaic. Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
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Scientists working on NASA’s Curiosity rover they found something important on Mars! But they have to wait to be sure of their results. NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity dug up five scoops of sand from a patch nicknamed “Rocknest.” Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
This is the first NASA’s Curiosity Rover self-portrait on Sol 84 (Oct. 31, 2012), made by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) to capture this set of 55 high-resolution images, which were stitched together to create this full-color self-portrait. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems