Scientists in the Field
Spiral Notebook
Happy Martian Birthday, Curiosity!
by Amy Cherrix
June 24, 2014
 
Happy Martian Birthday, Curiosity!
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The Mars Curiosity Rover marks its first Martian year, this week. For 687 Earth days the intrepid vehicle has trundled across the surface of Mars collecting samples and relaying incredible Red Planet facts to NASA mission scientists, with no signs of stopping.

For an up-to-date account of Curiosity’s achievements, read the latest release from NASA. To learn more about the Mars Rovers, and the talented team that made history with out-of-this-world science, don’t miss The Mighty Mars Rovers, by Elizabeth Rusch.

Keep rolling, Curiosity!

 

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