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06/08/2012 NASA's Curiosity rover lands on the surface of Mars

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The Curiosity Rover Landing

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How Does NASA's Curiosity Rover Work?

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Curiosity Rover Report (August 2015): Three Years on Mars!

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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Animation

A car-sized rover Curiosity was designed for the purpose of exploration of Gale Crater on Mars. As a part of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission, it was launched from Cape Canaveral and landed on Aeolis Palus in Gale Crater. The landing location was given a name Bradbury Landing after sci-fi author Ray Bradbury.
    • Essentials 

    • Goals and objectives 

    • Specifications 

    • Instruments 

    • Comparisons to other Mars missions 

    • The name: ''Curiosity'' 

    • Landing 

    • Coverage, cultural impact and legacy