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Curiosity laser set for target practice

Curiosity laser set for target practice

HOUSTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- NASA scientists said they have zeroed in on the first rock on Mars that will be targeted by the laser on the Curiosity rover.
Destination chosen for Mars rover drive

Destination chosen for Mars rover drive

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- NASA scientists say they've selected the first driving destination for the Mars Curiosity rover, as the six-wheeled mobile laboratory awaits it marching orders.
'Brain transplant' for Mars rover complete

'Brain transplant' for Mars rover complete

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- NASA scientists say they've completed a "brain transplant" in the Mars Curiosity rover to prepare it for its investigations of the Red Planet's surface.

NASA worker awakens Obama's mohawk dreams

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama joked a NASA scientist has inspired him to revisit his dreams of sporting a mohawk hairstyle.

President congratulates Mars rover team

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama called the Mars Curiosity science team, saying he "could not be more excited about what you've been doing," the White House reported.

Rover makes 'impressive' landing on Mars

HOUSTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- NASA officials said the Mars rover Curiosity landed about 1.5 miles from its intended target on the Red Planet after "an impressive" 350-million-mile journey.
Mars rover takes self-portrait

Mars rover takes self-portrait

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has taken a photographic "self-portrait" with the rover's just-activated navigation cameras, called Navcams, engineers said.
Mars Curiosity photo sparks debate

Mars Curiosity photo sparks debate

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A photo of Mars taken by Curiosity may have caught the rover's carrying craft crash-landing, although it would be an "insane" coincidence, NASA scientists say.
First Curiosity color photo unveiled

First Curiosity color photo unveiled

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The first color image from Mars taken by the Curiosity rover has been received, showing a wall and rim of the landing site area of Gale Crater, NASA said.
NASA Curiosity rover lands, explores Mars

NASA Curiosity rover lands, explores Mars

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The Curiosity rover, the biggest and most advanced spacecraft ever sent to another planet, landed safely on Mars early Monday, the U.S. space agency NASA said.
Mars landing to go live in the Big Apple

Mars landing to go live in the Big Apple

GREENBELT, Md., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The landing of the Mars Curiosity rover is going to be a show in New York with a live broadcast of its touchdown on a giant screen in Times Square, NASA says.
Mars rover Curiosity to be Hot Wheels toy

Mars rover Curiosity to be Hot Wheels toy

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Hot Wheels toy maker Mattel, Inc., says it is preparing to release a 1:64 scale version of NASA's Curiosity rover after it lands on Mars Aug. 6.
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