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Rover Images Show Laser Flash - 07/16/2014
Curiosity has caught the first images of sparks on a Martian rock that result from the rover's laser instrument examining the rock.Read More >>Watch Video >>
Curiosity Finds Iron Meteorite on Mars - 07/15/2014
This rock encountered by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is an iron meteorite called "Lebanon," similar in shape and luster to iron meteorites found on Mars by the previous generation of rovers, Spirit and Opportunity.Read More >>
Martian Rock and Dust Filling Studied with Laser and Camera - 06/25/2014
Scientists used the Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover in June 2014 to examine a Martian rock "shell."Read More >>
NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Crossing Into New Zone - 07/08/2014
A recent image from a telescopic camera orbiting Mars caught NASA's Curiosity Mars rover reaching the edge of its landing ellipse.Read More >>
Women's Curiosity Day - 06/26/2014
June 26, 2014, was Women's Curiosity Day for the diverse team running NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, with female engineers and scientists doing most of mission's 90-plus roles.Read More >>Curiosity Women's Day >>
Recent^Videos
Flash from Curiosity Rover's Laser Hitting a Martian Rock - 07/16/2014
The sparks that appear on the baseball-sized rock result from the laser of the ChemCam instrument on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover hitting the rock.Watch Video >>Related Article >>
Curiosity Completes Its First Martian Year - 06/23/2014
On June 24, 2014, NASA's Curiosity rover completes her first Martian year (687 Earth days).Watch Video >>
Rover's 5K Run - 02/14/2014
Curiosity logs 5K after a punishing trek over sharp terrain. To celebrate, JPLers put on their running shoes!More >>
Curiosity Rover Report: Dating Younger Rocks - 12/09/2013
Curiosity has determined the age of a Martian rock and provided first readings of radiation on the surface of Mars.More >>
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Send a Postcard to Curiosity - 08/06/2013
Celebrate Curiosity's first year on Mars by sending the rover and the team a message.More >>
Mars in The Palm of Your Hands
Download the Be A Martian App on your Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and Tablets!
Curiosity's Mission
Enjoy this slideshow about Curiosity's mission: To see if Mars ever had the right conditions to support life!
Learn About The Rover
Curiosity's parts are similar to what a human would need to explore Mars (body, brains, eyes, arm, legs, etc.). Check it out though--sometimes they are located in odd places!
Landing On Mars
Follow Curiosity through the Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL) phase.Interactive >>At a Glance >>
Ask Dr. C
Have you ever wondered why Mars is red?
Or, how big is the Mars Science Laboratory rover? Ask Dr. C, your personal Mars expert!
Curiosity
Where is Curiosity?
See a map of Curiosity's current location and check out the mission clock, which tells you how many days Curiosity has been at Gale Crater.More >>
See Latest Raw Images - 07/16/2014
Want to see the latest images from Curiosity? Click here to see images by day (sol).See latest raw images >>
Follow Curiosity's Journey
Follow Curiosity's path with the latest traverse info and daily weather data. Get nearly weekly updates as the rover nears Mount Sharp!Start Now >>
Curiosity Scientific Data
NASA's Planetary Data System archives and distributes scientific data from NASA planetary missions, astronomical observations, and laboratory measurements, including Curiosity!Get Data >>

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