Team Chooses Not to Drill 'Bonanza King'- 8/22/2014
The team has chosen not to drill the rock called "Bonanza King" after the rock budged when tapped by the drill.
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.
First You Brush, Then You Drill- 8/18/2014
Curiosity brushed aside the reddish dust to reveal a gray patch as it gets ready to drill the "Bonanza King," rock.
Curiosity Mars Rover Prepares for Fourth Rock Drilling- 8/15/2014
Backtracking to get NASA's one-ton Mars rover away from slippery sand has brought the rover to its next candidate rock for drilling.
Webcast: Curiosity’s Second Year at Mars
Hear about the epic journey of the Curiosity rover from the deputy project scientist, Ashwin Vasavada.
A Softer Trek to Mount Sharp
On the second anniversary of NASA Curiosity on Mars, the rover navigates a sandy valley on its way to Mount Sharp
Colliding Atmospheres: Mars vs Comet Siding Spring
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.
Flash from Rover's Laser Hitting a Martian Rock
The sparks that appear on the baseball-sized rock result from the laser of the ChemCam instrument on Curiosity hitting the rock.
Send a Postcard to Curiosity
Celebrate Curiosity's second year on Mars by sending the rover and the team a message.
Mars in The Palm of Your Hands
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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.
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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.
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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!
Curiosity Scientific Data
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