NASA Successfully Lands Curiosity Rover On Mars’ Surface

Monday, August 6th, 2012
 
The exciting exploration of Mars is once again underway. NASA has just successfully landed its Curiosity rover on the surface of the red planet, commencing a $2.5 billion mission. The event was unprecedented in that it was a first time for the NASA scientists to try a new method of landing the rover into the surface of Mars. NASA has confirmed the touchdown coming from the Curiosity rover to have occurred at 10:32