The NASA rover Curiosity made its first test drive Wednesday on ancient soil of Mars. The rover moved forward about 15 feet, rotated to a right angle and reversed a short distance. The drive was successful.
NASA (Aug. 2, 2013) DC CELEBRATES CURIOSITY HQ
MSL Control Room at Mars Landing:
Touchdown confirmed, were safe on Mars. (applause)
Celebration, when the Curiosity Rover safely found the surface of ... watch video
NASA (Dec. 9, 2013) Hi I'm John Grotzinger. I'm the project scientist for Mars Science Laboratory mission and this is your Curiosity Rover Report.
Curiosity's got some great new findings. We've been able to find a ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 6, 2013) The first anniversary of the suspenseful 'sky crane' landing of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on the Red Planet was celebrated at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena yesterday. To mark the ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Oct. 31, 2012) NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has made a striking discovery on the red planet.
On Tuesday, scientists said Curiosity found soil on Mars similar to the weathered, volcanic sand of ... watch video
NASA (Aug. 9, 2013) So what can a planetary rover do with a year on Mars? All NASA's Curiosity rover did was beam back over 190 gigabits of data, more than 36-thousand images and zap 75-thousand-plus laser shots at ... watch video
NASA (Feb. 14, 2014) Hi my name is Matt Heverly.
I'm a rover driver and this is your Curiosity Rover Report.
The rover recently drove over a sand dune we called 'Dingo Gap.'
This is in order to get to an area on the ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 22, 2012) NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will take its first test drive on Wednesday, looking to explore if the planet could ever have hosted microbial life. Curiosity will drive around 10 feet, then drive back ... watch video
AP (Aug. 6, 2012) NASA Scientists are giving the Curiosity Mars Rover's landing two thumbs up. Scientists displayed the Rover's first two photos, saying it appears to have landed in a flat ... watch video
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