Curiosity rover, NASA’s most recent robotic, nuclear-powered Mars rover, successfully landed on Mars on 6 August 2012. It is a car-sized mobile scientific laboratory and it landed in Gale Crater, less than 2.4km from its target after a journey of 563,270,400 km. Mars rover was launched on 26 November 2011.
- News report
Byter Leo has sent me some pics from that mission. Here is his email:
Beautiful and incredible images from the latest batch of photographs from Curiosity rover.