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NASA Mars Rover Views Eclipse of the Sun by Phobos

NASA Mars Rover Views Eclipse of the Sun by Phobos

Images taken with a telephoto-lens camera on NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity catch the larger of Mars’ two moons, Phobos, passing directly in front of the sun — the sharpest images of a solar eclipse ever taken at Mars. Phobos does not fully cover the sun, as seen from the surface ...

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NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Water in First Sample of Planet Surface

NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Water in First Sample of Planet Surface

The first scoop of soil analyzed by the analytical suite in the belly of NASA’s Curiosity rover reveals that fine materials on the surface of the planet contain several percent water by weight. The results were published today in Science as one article in a five-paper special section on the ...

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