Curiosity's Mars Mission: View The Amazing Technology
NASA's high-flying science lab is on a long-term mission to assess the habitability of Mars with tools that include a drill, scoop, camera, and on-board testing.
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Here are three generations of Mars rovers developed by NASA. The small vehicle in the foreground is the flight spare for the first Mars rover, Sojourner, which landed on Mars in 1997. The mid-sized rover to the left (a sibling to Spirit and Opportunity) arrived on Mars in 2004. On the right is a test rover the size of Curiosity, which is bigger and more capable than the others.
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