On November 26, 2011, NASA launched the most sophisticated scientific instrument ever created on an 8 1/2 month journey to the Red Planet. But that’s only the first step, The Seven Minutes of Terror, from entering the Martian Atmosphere to touch down on the Martian Surface, are the most dangerous in space travel. Share in Curiosity’s journey from assembly, launch, landing and ongoing mission successes through video, audio, interactives and images chronicling the excitement and discovery of Martian exploration.
Explore the Red Planet and relive the accomplishments of Mariner, Viking, Pathfinder and the Mars Exploration Rovers, Sprit & Opportunity.
Over 100 pages of Retina imagery directly from NASA/JPL
Over a dozen videos from Curiosity’s Science and Engineering Teams
HTML5 and 3D interactives of Mars and Panoramas from the Martian surface