Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Curiosity: Four years on Mars and still trekking

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover completed the fourth year of its original two-year mission today and is looking forward to another two-year extension beginning in October. When the US$2.5 billion unmanned explorer landed on the Red Planet on August 6, 2012, it was the most complex lander to have visited any world. In its brief career it has provided mankind with a new understanding of Mars and the chances that life may have once or could still exist there. Let's retrace its history making tracks.

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Category: Space

Curiosity Rover

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