Welcome to Mars! Curiosity Rover Lands Successfully! - Universe Today
“Touchdown confirmed. We’re safe on Mars!” announced mission control from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory after the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover landed safely on the Red Planet. After blazing through Mars’ atmosphere at over 21,000 km/h, Curiosity’s unique landing system worked perfectly through the challenging entry, descent, and landing, allowing the rover to touch down … Continue reading "Welcome to Mars! Curiosity Rover Lands Successfully!"