Science Feb 16

How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

Michael McDonnell has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He has a physics degree. He’s worked in hazardous environments. His hope is that these qualifications will convince a selection committee that he’s the perfect candidate for the first human voyage to Mars. So…

Science Aug 15

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Mars Revealed by Intrepid New Rover

NASA's intrepid Mars Rover, Curiosity has been through a lot in the past year. It flew 354-million miles, deployed a supersonic parachute and sky crane and landed on the surface of Mars. And while it undergoes equipment checks, it's been…

With the youngest and most ambitious Mars rover yet zipping toward its final destination, we thought it appropriate to pause and take a look back at Curiosity's new home and robot brethren.

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