Curiosity lands safely, begins transmitting images
PASADENA, Calif. — Curiosity is alive and well on Mars.
After a daring, well-documented descent into Gale Crater, NASA’s flagship rover came to rest about 6.5 kilometers from the base of Mount Sharp and 28 kilometers from the crater’s northwest rim.
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