Curiosity: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Life on Mars

NASA s Curiosity rover has discovered startlingly high amounts of methane in the Martian air. This is significant for the fact that methane gas is usually produced by living things on the Earth. Now the NASA sent new instructions to the rover to follow up on the readings. Methane and Presence of Life The discovery ..

NASA Curiosity rover touches Mars

A robot rover “Curiosity” launched by US space agency NASA successfully landed on Mars. The rover landed on Aeolis Palus in Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. What is Curiosity? · It is a robot rover which is currently exploring Mars. · Currently exploring Gale Crater, near the equator of Mars. · It will examine ..

MSL Mission and Curiosity Rover

Recently NASA has launched the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) with the aim to land and operate a rover named Curiosity on the surface of Mars. Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on Mars at Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. Curiosity will attempt a more precise landing than attempted previously and then help assess Mars’s ..