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#Curiosity Rover

# curiosity-rover - Thursday 11 September, 2014

'The far frontier': NASA Curiosity rover makes it to Martian mountain

“The scientific sequel is upon us.”

# curiosity-rover - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related

It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.

# curiosity-rover - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

“This is me at work #busy #casualTuesday #cantwaittilpayday”

# curiosity-rover - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky

With Mars currently in opposition, and shining with an orange tinge, Conor Farrell explores our fascination with the Red Planet.

# curiosity-rover - Friday 7 February, 2014

We're being snapped from Mars

NASA’s curiosity rover has taken its first photo of Earth from Mars.

# curiosity-rover - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Is there life on Mars? Ten years on the Opportunity rover is still looking

The rover was only supposed to run for 90 days, but 10 years a 40 Martian kilometers later, it shows no signs of stopping.

# curiosity-rover - Friday 12 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7-year-old boy writes to NASA, gets amazing reply NASA

7-year-old boy writes to NASA, gets amazing reply

Here’s the full correspondence, as revealed by Dexter’s dad.

# curiosity-rover - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# curiosity-rover - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Are humans or robots the future of space travel? Final Frontier This post contains videos

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.

# curiosity-rover - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings

NASA has downplayed talk of a ‘major discovery’ by its Curiosity rover after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the planet.

# curiosity-rover - Monday 5 November, 2012

Cheese! Mars Curiosity rover sends back its first high-resolution self-portrait

Curiosity has used its ‘hand lens imager’ to take 55 photos of itself – and stitch them into one single giant image.

# curiosity-rover - Monday 3 September, 2012

Why NASA put large holes in Curiosity's wheels

It’s to help scientists keep track of where it moves on Mars, see?

# curiosity-rover - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Behold! Mankind’s first high-resolution photo from another planet

NASA has released the first high-resolution photo from the Curiosity rover. This is how the neighbours live.

# curiosity-rover - Friday 24 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

VIDEO: NASA's Curiosity rover makes its landing on Mars Red Planet This post contains videos

VIDEO: NASA's Curiosity rover makes its landing on Mars

This video of Curiosity’s landing is humanity’s first recording of a touchdown on another planet.

# curiosity-rover - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Tweets: The Mars Curiosity Rover has a chat with Britney Spears Gimme Mars

Tweets: The Mars Curiosity Rover has a chat with Britney Spears

Well, they DO have a lot in common.

# curiosity-rover - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.

Technology developed by NASA’s top scientists will prove pretty handy for the rest of us too, writes Colm Quinn.

# curiosity-rover - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director The Mohawk From Mars This post contains videos

Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director

The whizz-kid who’s helping to uncover the secrets of Mars has become famous in his own right.

# curiosity-rover - Monday 6 August, 2012

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars Mars Landing This post contains images

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars

It took eight years of work, more than €2 billion, and just a bit of luck, but Curiosity touched down on Mars just after 6.30am Irish time.

# curiosity-rover - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars' Life On Mars This post contains videos

Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars'

The Curiosity rover is costing NASA billions but it is hoped it can discover new facts about the red planet.

# curiosity-rover - Friday 25 November, 2011

Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission Life On Mars This post contains videos

Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission

Tomorrow’s launch sends the Curiosity rover on the start of its eight-month voyage to Mars, where it will examine the soil for signs of life.