Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 3 (3 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   No comments

NASA's Curiosity rover 100 days from Martian landing

Quicklink submitted by Kyle McDermott     Permalink
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

Become a Fan
  (10 fans)


Image uploaded from a quicklink Launched in November 2011, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, carrying the Curiosity rover, is just 100 days from touchdown on the red planet. Here are some illustrations to tide you over during the countdown. The rover, NASA's largest ever, weighs more than a ton and is as big as a small car. It's on a mission to study the climate and geology of Mars, as well as prepare for future human missions. It's scheduled to roam the surface for 687 Earth days, or one Martian year.

Read the rest of the story HERE:


- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -



The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments