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# rover - Thursday 23 July, 2020

China launches first Mars rover mission in space race with US Tianwen 1 This post contains videos

China launches first Mars rover mission in space race with US

The Chinese mission is named Tianwen-1.

# rover - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Perseverance: NASA announces name of next Mars rover ahead of July launch

It will be the fifth exploratory vehicle on the Red Planet.

# rover - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Here's what Nasa's InSight lander has been up to this week

We have the details on what its next few weeks will be like.

# rover - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity breaks off-world driving record

The ten-year old rover managed to travel 40.24km since it landed on Mars in 2004, beating the record originally set back in 1973.

# rover - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

China's Jade Rabbit dies on moon's surface

The rover experienced a mechanical control abnormality at the end of last month and has been unable to function since then.

# rover - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Curiosity rover marks one ground-breaking year of life on Mars NASA This post contains videos

Curiosity rover marks one ground-breaking year of life on Mars

Today will see special NASA livestream events taking place to mark the work of the rover over the past 12 months.

# rover - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Mars is the next challenge for astronauts - but landing is the biggest obstacle

The Curiosity rover is the size of a small car – but now researchers are looking at how to land something the size of a two-storey house on Mars.

# rover - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Life on Mars: it was possible

Nasa Curiosity Rover, which is living on the Red Planet, has taken samples of rock for analysis by scientists back home.

# rover - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

The first song played on another planet is... Oh The Humanity This post contains videos

The first song played on another planet is...

(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?

# rover - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

NASA reports damage to Curiosity wind instrument

The rover is being put through its paces ahead of its first drive on Mars today.

# rover - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Curiosity rover prepares to zap Mars rocks and hit the road

Researchers will be carrying out tests in the coming days to prepare the rover for its first journey across the surface of Mars.

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.

# 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.

# rover - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet

See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.

# rover - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

In photos: NASA's Curiosity sends first pictures from Mars Mars This post contains images

In photos: NASA's Curiosity sends first pictures from Mars

Rover snaps its surroundings…

# 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.

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years The Red Planet This post contains images

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years

As NASA lands a new exploratory probe on Mars, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over previous Mars missions…

# rover - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone

‘Curiosity’ is set to land on the red plant in early August.