Gallery: Mars Rover Curiosity Landing Success

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Virtual Model of Curiosity's Position on Landing

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
This animation still shows the approximate true position of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars as of landing on August 5, 2012 (August 6 EDT). A 3-D virtual…Read More »

model of Curiosity is shown inside Gale Crater, near Mount Sharp, Curiosity's ultimate destination.   Less «
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