NASA’s Curiosity Rover Celebrates its First Year on Mars

June 24, 2014 6:24 AM

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Celebrates its First Year on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover celebrated one year spent on Mars. A Martian year is equal to almost two years on planet Earth, more precisely 687 days. Curiosity celebrated its anniversary with a selfie.

Curiosity landed on Mars on August 5, 2012. With the help of its six wheels and its nuclear power provided data that helped researchers to better understand life on Mars. For example, it carried out a study which showed that Earth-type organisms could have lived on Mars at some point. Other mission ...

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