Curiosity Rover: Looking Back on the Two Years of Wear and Tear Inflicted By Mars
It’s insanely hard to believe that Curiosity has been traversing Mars for a full two years now, but, as these images show, time has certainly taken a toll on it. See before and after images of the damage: http://bit.ly/1pP0GpQ
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover lifts off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on November 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
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Mars Curiosity Rover Marks First Martian Year with Mission Successes
NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover will complete a Martian year – 687 Earth days – on June 24, having accomplished the mission’s main goal of determining whether Mars once offered environmental conditions favorable for microbial life.