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Scenes Of The Samsung NX Rover

08/20/2014, Most of the time, whenever we hear of the word “rover”, we would more or less think of it as a dog’s name, or being a robot that goes about on Mars to discover more about the Red Planet, beaming back crucial and important information to us here on...

New NASA Rover Wants To Create Oxygen On Mars

08/04/2014, It seems that the upcoming rover that will be making its way over to Mars will not only be equipped to perform more archeological digs, but it will also come with a slew of machinations that will enable this next generation rover to create oxygen on the...

New Mars Rover Equipped To Perform More Archaeological Digs

07/31/2014, NASA is certainly interested to find out what is happening, as well as what has happened on other planets in the past, with Mars being one of them. Having put their Curiosity and record breaking Opportunity rover there before, this does not mean the...

Opportunity Rover Breaks Extra Terrestrial Distance Record

07/31/2014, Records are meant to be broken, don’t you think so? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might want to celebrate the fact that NASA’s Opportunity rover on Mars has now achieved a brand new record, having completed a longer distance...

China’s First Rover Bites The Moon Dust

01/27/2014, Last month we picked up on a report from China’s state news agency which was about Chang’e-3, a probe that the country was sending to the moon. It took off from Xichang as planned and landed on the moon’s surface on December 15th. China...

China To Send Probe To Moon On December 2

12/01/2013, The space race seems to be on yet again, and this time around it would be China who wants to make a statement. In fact, the country is all set to launch a probe to the moon this coming December 2nd, and the probe will be known as the Chang’e-3, as it...

China Sends It First Rover To The Moon This December

08/28/2013, China’s state media reports today that the country will send its first ever rover to the moon this December. The government had said a number of times in the past that the launch will take place at the end of this year, as of now the launch appears...

Opportunity Breaks 40 Year Extraterrestrial Distance Record

05/19/2013, This is a record that is 9 years in the making – after a whopping 9 years of roving around, Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity has finally breached the previous limit that was set 40 years ago where extraterrestrial travels on the ground is...

Curiosity rover on Mars receives software update

08/13/2012, Your smartphone is not the only device hanging around that receives a software update, you know – and neither is your favorite video game console either. How about a piece of machine that is located thousands and thousands of kilometers away from...

Curiosity sends back 360-degree panoramic photo of Mars

08/09/2012, The Curiosity Rover’s landing on Mars was a successful one, and it is time to get down and dirty on the Red Planet. In fact, Curiosity has certainly lived up to its name by sending back another photo on Thursday – this time around, it outdoes...

NASA to host $1.5 million autonomous rover contest next month

05/24/2012, NASA is hosting a competition for autonomous rovers, dubbed as the Sample Return Robot Challenge, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts next month. The challenge, one of the many projects that NASA is sponsoring, was originally announced...

New Rover to attack Mars this November

11/11/2011, NASA is currently going through the final paces of introducing their most advanced rover yet, where it is set to launch in the direction of Mars this coming November 25th. The rover is aptly named Curiosity, where it will make its way to the Red Planet by...