How the 1st Year of Curiosity was celebrated at NASA HQ

1 year ago: JPL control room celebrating the successfull landing of Curiosity in Gale Crater. by Joe Gillin I had the opportunity to attend the First anniversary celebration for the Curiosity landing on Mars on Tuesday at NASA HQ in Washington, DC. It was exciting to be there and watch a panel of NASA officials, […]

Curiosity finds water-bearing minerals and Clay minerals

Last week we heard that Curiosity found signs of  environmental conditions that were favorable for microbial life in the past. Additional findings presented today (March 18) at a news briefing at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, suggest those conditions extended beyond the site of the drilling. Using infrared-imaging capability of […]