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November 29, 2011

NASA Launches Giant Rover Into Space

Nasa has just launched its largest and most complex rover ever to land on the surface of Mars in August of next year. "Curiosity" is intended to travel along the surface searching for possible signs of life. Scientists estimate the landing site to be in the Gale Crater.


http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2011/11/26/nasa-launches-giant-rover-to-mars_n_1114091.html#s498263&title=Curiosity_lands

Posted by balerner at November 29, 2011 10:45 AM

Comments

Nice Find! It looks like this will be a lander mission. Interesting video of the launch.

Posted by: koransky at November 29, 2011 06:36 PM

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