NASA says its Mars rover Curiosity has drilled a hole in a second rock target to gather samples for analysis in the rover's internal science lab instruments.
NASA says the Opportunity rover on Mars is back under Earth control after having been in standby mode while Mars passed behind the sun, blocking communications.
NASA says its Mars rover Curiosity is back to doing science after recovering from a computer glitch that switched it to a redundant main computer last month.
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NASA says the computers on its Mars rover Curiosity have been put to sleep to wait out a solar storm bombarding the Red Planet.
NASA says the Mars rover Curiosity has transitioned from precautionary "safe mode" to active status as it recovers from last week's computer memory glitch.
NASA scientists say two compact laboratories inside the Mars rover Curiosity have ingested the first rock powder ever collected from inside a martian rock.
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NASA says its Mars rover Curiosity has used its drill for the first time to hammer briefly into a rock targeted on the floor of its Gale Crater landing site.
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