Science and Exploration

Celebrating Curiosity’s Landing

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
August 6, 2013
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Celebrating Curiosity’s Landing
Celebrating Curiosity's Landing
NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) team in the MSL Mission Support Area reacts after learning that the Curiosity rover has landed safely on Mars and images start coming into the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 in Pasadena, Calif.
The MSL Rover named Curiosity was designed to assess whether Mars ever had an environment able to support small life forms called microbes. #1YearonMars.

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