'Curious' rover landed on Mars (VIDEO)
Mars rover 'Curiosity' successfully landed Sunday night on Mars. The live broadcast of the landing was covered by NASA site. The landing Sunday night brought cheers that continued to echo Monday.
The rover landed on Gale crater and already sent its first pictures on its Twitter page.
Curiosity is expected to revolutionize the understanding of Mars, gathering evidence of whether the planet is or was capable of fostering life, probably in microbial form.
Curiosity is a full-fledged geochemistry lab on wheels, able to vaporize rocks, “taste” air samples and ingest dirt, then send the results of experiments home from 154 million miles away.