NASA scientists celebrated the successful landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars Monday morning. The rover touched down on the Martian surface at 1:32 a.m. EST and a peril-filled seven-minute descent.
Four months ago, NASA landed a one-ton, nuclear-powered rover on the Red Planet, scattering the Martian terrain with heaps of debris in the process. Curiosity, upon arrival, shed so much of its Entry Descent & Landing hardware that ... Read Post
Have you ever wondered what you would see as you touched down on Mars? This timelapse video stitches together photos of the Curiosity rover's descent, and lets you watch as the Martian surface comes closer and closer until you're co... Read Post