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#Curiosity Rover

# curiosity-rover - Thursday 11 September, 2014

'The far frontier': NASA Curiosity rover makes it to Martian mountain
# Lively On Mars
# Lively On Mars

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

Sep 11th 2014, 9:36 PM 10,019 Views 24 Comments

“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
# The Sky At Night
# The Sky At Night

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

Aug 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,748 Views 4 Comments

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
# Greetings Earthlings
# Greetings Earthlings

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

Jun 24th 2014, 4:30 PM 10,221 Views 20 Comments

“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
# Stargazger
# Stargazger

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

Apr 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 36 Views 14 Comments

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
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

We're being snapped from Mars

Feb 7th 2014, 11:31 AM 17,827 Views 39 Comments

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
# Interstellar Trekker
# Interstellar Trekker

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

Jan 25th 2014, 10:00 AM 7,976 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 12th 2013, 12:15 PM 3,640 Views 2 Comments

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

# curiosity-rover - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 13th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,837 Views 9 Comments

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
# Final Frontier

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

Mar 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 4,586 Views 24 Comments

“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
# Mars
# Mars

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

Dec 4th 2012, 8:26 AM 5,239 Views 26 Comments

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
# Wish You Were Here
# Wish You Were Here

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

Nov 5th 2012, 10:15 AM 11,590 Views 52 Comments

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
# Curiosity Rover
# Curiosity Rover

Why NASA put large holes in Curiosity's wheels

Sep 3rd 2012, 4:39 PM 11,191 Views 26 Comments

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
# Nextdoor
# Nextdoor

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

Aug 28th 2012, 12:18 PM 18,273 Views 57 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 24th 2012, 7:53 PM 8,569 Views 13 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

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

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

Aug 24th 2012, 11:44 AM 4,084 Views 12 Comments

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

# curiosity-rover - Thursday 16 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 16th 2012, 11:46 AM 5,640 Views 14 Comments

Well, they DO have a lot in common.

# curiosity-rover - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Aug 15th 2012, 8:38 AM 7,805 Views 5 Comments

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.
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 204 Views 28 Comments

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

Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director
# The Mohawk From Mars
From The Daily Edge
# The Mohawk From Mars

Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director

Aug 7th 2012, 5:19 PM 13,666 Views 59 Comments

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
# Mars Landing

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

Aug 6th 2012, 12:13 PM 6,878 Views 36 Comments

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
# Life On Mars

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

Nov 26th 2011, 4:59 PM 1,410 Views 8 Comments

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
# Life On Mars

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

Nov 25th 2011, 3:28 PM 1,465 Views 12 Comments

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.