NASA picks spot for Martian rover's winter break

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is set to ride out the worst of the Martian winter at Greeley Haven, a rocky outcrop recently named after ASU Regents' Professor Ronald Greeley, a planetary geologist who died last October.

Curiosity rover on its way to Mars

NASA's state-of-the-art Mars rover, Curiosity, set off safely for the red planet on Saturday morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Opportunity finds Martian rock with possible signs of water

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity - recently arrived at the Endeavour crater - has found a rock that's different from anything it's seen before.

Next Mars rover to search for organics at Gale Crater

NASA's picked the site for the next Mars rover landing - a spot  inside the planet's Gale crater that the scientists say just might reveal whether the planet could have supported life.

NASA tries to reopen communication with stuck Martian rover

NASA's having another shot at regaining communication with the Mars rover Spirit, bogged down in a Martian crater for the last eighteen months.

Amateur moon-flight teams meet to discuss plans

Competing teams of amateur spaceship-builders are meeting on the Isle of Man this week to discuss their entries for the Google Lunar X Prize competition.

Clearwire targets pre-paid 4G at youth market

Clearwire has launched the US' first pay-as-you-go 4G mobile broadband service with a focus on signing up impoverished teens - sorry, make that 'tech-savvy Gen Y customers'.

NASA upgrades Mars Rover with advanced autonomous capabilities

NASA has upgraded its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity with advanced autonomous capabilities.