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NASA Celebrates Curiosity Rover’s 1st Year on Mars (Photos)

Curiosity Model Built from RC Cars

Megan Richardson built a model out of two RC cars. "I wanted to do something special for the 1st year anniversary," she said.

Celebrators Pose in Front of Inflatable Curiosity

Maggie Thompson, Jessica White and Rachael Tompa pose in front of an inflatable Curiosity.

Curiosity Rover One-Year Anniversary Celebration

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NASA presented special programs on July 6, 2013, marking the one-year anniversary of Curiosity rover's landing on Mars.

Prasun Desai at Curiosity One-Year Anniversary Celebration

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Prasun Desai. Acting Director, Strategic Integration, NASA's STMD, spoke at the one-year anniversary celebration for Curiosity Mars rover on August 6, 2013.

Sam Scimemi, Director, NASA's International Space Station Program

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Sam Scimemi, Director, NASA's International Space Station Program, speaks at the celebration of Curiosity Mars rover's one-year anniversary of landing, August 6, 2013.

Astronauts Cassidy and Nyberg Speak During Curiosity One-Year Anniversary Celebration

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Astronauts Cassidy and Nyberg aboard the International Space Station speak during Curiosity's one-year annivesary celebration on August 6, 2013.

Astronauts Cassidy and Nyberg on Screen During Curiosity One-Year Anniversary Celebration

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Astronauts Cassidy (left) and Nyberg are guest speakers from the International Space Station during Curiosity's one-year anniversary celebration on August 6, 2013.

NASA Administrator Bolden at Curiosity One-Year Anniversary Celebration

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NASA Administrator Bolden speaks during Mars rover Curiosity's one-year anniversary celebration on August 6, 2013.

Small-Scaled Curiosity Rover Model

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A small-scaled model of NASA's Curiosity rover is seen at a public event observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington.

Replica of Curiosity Rover Wheel

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A replica of one of Curiosity rover's wheels is seen at a public event observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington.

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