Curiosity Rover: Finds Biologically Useful Nitrogen on Mars

View from the Mars Hand Lens Imager camera on the arm of NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover and Curiosity Self-Portrait at Mojave Site on Mount Sharp, Mars, 2015 A team using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite aboard NASA’s Curiosity rover has made the first detection of nitrogen on the surface of Mars from… Continue reading Curiosity Rover: Finds Biologically Useful Nitrogen on Mars

Brave new world, Mars, 6 August 2012

Curiosity’s first color image of the Martian landscape,¬†August 6, 2012 Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is a robotic space probe mission to Mars launched by NASA on November 26, 2011, which successfully landed Curiosity, a Mars rover, in Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. The overall objectives include investigating Mars’ habitability, studying its climate and geology,… Continue reading Brave new world, Mars, 6 August 2012