Aug 15

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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.

Jun 06

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For those Earthlings lucky enough to be under cloudless skies during Tuesday's Venus transit, it took the form of a pea-sized dot gliding across the Sun's northern hemisphere. For more perspective, NASA has collected a stunning sampling of images both…