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

Jim Green Speaks at Curiosity Rover's First Anniversary Event

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Jim Green, director, Planetary Division, NASA's Science Mission Directorate, speaks at a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013.

NASA Planetary Division Director Speaks at Curiosity’s First Anniversary Event

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Jim Green, director, Planetary Division, NASA's Science Mission Directorate, addresses an audience at a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington. The Mars Science Laboratory mission successfully placed the one-ton Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, about 1 mile from the center of its 12-mile-long target area.

Jim Green at Curiosity First Anniversary Event

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Jim Green, director, Planetary Division, NASA's Science Mission Directorate, addresses an audience at a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington.

Townsend Asks Twitter Question at Curiosity First Anniversary

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Jason Townsend, NASA's Deputy Social Media Manager, asks a question on behalf of a NASA Twitter follower at a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington.

Chris Cassidy Live Feed at Curiosity First Anniversary

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Expedition 35/36 NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, left on screen, is seen on a live feed from the International Space Station as they participate in a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington.

Charles Bolden Speaks at Curiosity's First Anniversary Event

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks at a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington.

Bolden at Curiosity First Anniversary Event

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden addresses an audience attending the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

Bolden Celebrates at Curiosity First Anniversary Event

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks at the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The Mars Science Laboratory mission successfully placed the one-ton Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, about 1 mile from the center of its 12-mile-long target area.

Astronaut Nyberg Celebrates at Curiosity First Anniversary Event

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Expedition 35/36 NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, right on screen, is seen on a live feed from the International Space Station as they participate in a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013.

Prasun Desai Speaks at Curiosity First Anniversary Event

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Prasun Desai, acting director, Strategic Integration, NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, speaks at a public event at NASA Headquarters observing the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars, Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington.

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