Peek Into NASA's Workshop and See the Curiosity Mars Rover Being Built

Hot robot action is live-streaming NOW from the Mars Science Laboratory in Pasadena, California. There may be no audio, but that's ok because we only want to see what's under the hood of the Mars-destined rover anyway. [NASA via Gizmag] » 10/27/10 9:00am 10/27/10 9:00am

Future NASA Rover Will Scare Aliens with Rock-crushing Lasers

Good old NASA is giving their Mars Rover a hardcore makeover. The next-gen Rover (the Mars Science Laboratory) is gonna weigh in at 1,800 pounds and pack rock-crushing lasers. As a matter of fact, it's gonna pack so much tech it'll have to run on nuclear power rather than solar arrays (like previous Rovers). » 6/08/07 8:30am 6/08/07 8:30am