Today, after 7 months in space, Curiosity landed on Mars. And took my name with it­čÖé

Why is it so exciting and amazing? Besides the fact that we are going where noone has gone before, most of the previous Mars missions were unsuccessful:

A more recent infographic:

Or putting it bluntly:

It’s also the first rover to tweet and update facebook status (plus it’s super cute about it).

pics or it didn’t happen;)

photo of landing Curiosity taken by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Wish I was there:)

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