News and Updates

2020 Rover Instrument Selection

The instrument selections for the 2020 Mars Rover were announced today. Here's the NASA press release. A separate release from Malin Space Science Systems provides some additional detail about Mastcam-Z: basically, improved Mastcams with zoom.

posted 2014-07-31 23:46:23


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 19:48

Sol 705: Bump to approach "Resting Spring", "Thimble" and "Poleta" 1

posted 2014-07-31 19:20:35 by @MidnightLoader


Sol 705 Update On Curiosity From MSL Scientist Lauren Edgar: Hidden Valley

Update at astrogeology.usgs.gov. Observing targets at the edge of "Hidden Valley".

posted 2014-07-31 19:14:22


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 19:20

Sol 705: Bump to approach "Resting Spring", "Thimble" and "Poleta" 1

posted 2014-07-31 18:51:47 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 19:01

Sol 705: Bump to approach "Resting Spring", "Thimble" and "Poleta" 1

posted 2014-07-31 18:32:01 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 18:26

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

posted 2014-07-31 17:55:49 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 16:03

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-31 15:29:00 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 15:37

Sol 705: Bump to approach "Resting Spring", "Thimble" and "Poleta" 1

posted 2014-07-31 15:02:05 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 15:15

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

posted 2014-07-31 14:39:16 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3738 18:37

Sol 3737

posted 2014-07-31 03:55:07 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 04:26

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

posted 2014-07-31 03:32:35 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 04:01

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

Sol 702: Resumed driving

posted 2014-07-31 03:07:02 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 705 03:36

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-31 02:41:05 by @MidnightLoader


Sol 704 Update On Curiosity From USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Off-Planet Driving Record

Update at astrogeology.usgs.gov

posted 2014-07-30 18:52:57


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 19:21

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

posted 2014-07-30 18:12:59 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 19:04

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-30 17:55:56 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 18:47

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

posted 2014-07-30 17:38:22 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 18:30

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

posted 2014-07-30 17:21:01 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 16:53

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-30 15:40:27 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 16:32

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-30 15:19:02 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 15:51

Sol 704: Dumped sample from CHIMRA; ChemCam and Mastcam observations of "Thimble" and "Resting Spring" 2

posted 2014-07-30 14:37:30 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3737 19:10

Sol 3737

posted 2014-07-30 03:49:18 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3737 18:41

Sol 3737

posted 2014-07-30 03:19:35 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 04:15

Sol 702: Resumed driving

posted 2014-07-30 02:42:03 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 03:58

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-30 02:24:15 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 704 03:39

Sol 702: Resumed driving

posted 2014-07-30 02:05:10 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 703 19:01

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-29 17:12:49 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 703 18:41

Sol 702: Resumed driving

posted 2014-07-29 16:52:00 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 703 17:58

Sol 702: Resumed driving

posted 2014-07-29 16:08:17 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 703 17:22

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-29 15:30:38 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 703 16:56

Sol 703: Approached edge of "Hidden Valley"

posted 2014-07-29 15:04:14 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 703 04:43

Sol 702: Resumed driving

posted 2014-07-29 02:31:05 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3736 18:02

Sol 3720

Sol 3719

posted 2014-07-29 02:00:09 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3736 17:31

Sol 3736

Sol 3719

posted 2014-07-29 01:28:32 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 702 18:56

Sol 701

posted 2014-07-28 16:27:49 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 702 18:32

Sol 702: Resumed driving

Sol 701

posted 2014-07-28 16:03:18 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 702 14:53

Sol 701

posted 2014-07-28 12:18:47 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3736 04:30

Sol 3735: Drove ~45m S toward Cape Tribulation with mid-drive imaging

posted 2014-07-28 12:06:06 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3735 18:54

Sol 3735: Drove ~45m S toward Cape Tribulation with mid-drive imaging

posted 2014-07-28 02:13:58 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3735 18:25

Sol 3735: Drove ~45m S toward Cape Tribulation with mid-drive imaging

posted 2014-07-28 01:44:14 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 702 02:56

Sol 701

posted 2014-07-28 00:01:54 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 701 19:07

Sol 701

posted 2014-07-27 15:59:42 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3735 05:22

Sol 3734: MI and APXS of Rosebud Canyon

posted 2014-07-27 12:19:53 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 701 15:09

Sol 701

posted 2014-07-27 11:55:30 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3734 19:52

Sol 3719

posted 2014-07-27 02:34:24 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3734 19:24

Sol 3718

posted 2014-07-27 02:05:25 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3734 18:59

Sol 3718

posted 2014-07-27 01:39:37 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3734 18:31

Sol 3718

posted 2014-07-27 01:10:33 by @MidnightLoader


References

  1. Sol 705 Update On Curiosity From MSL Scientist Lauren Edgar: Hidden Valley  ↩

  2. Sol 704 Update On Curiosity From USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Off-Planet Driving Record  ↩