NASA Video Celebrates Curiosity's First Year on Mars

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Video courtesy NASA / JPL

NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) released a video encompassing the last year of the Curiosity rover digging, scooping, and drilling for science on Mars.

Curiosity is the car-sized rover launched on November 26, 2011, as part of the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission. It provided one of the biggest highlights in spaceflight last year when it landed safely on the Red Planet after “seven minutes of terror” on August 6. It will soon celebrate its first year on Mars. Curiosity is currently driving to the base of Mount Sharp in Gale Crater.

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