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Power source: Curiosity is powered by a radioisotope thermoelectric generator (RTG), like the successful Viking 1 and Viking 2 Mars landers in 1976.

из The Huffington Post

Mars Rover Zaps Rock With Laser

I don't know about you but this is fascinating! Head of Mast on Mars Rover Curiosity

45 Very Small Epiphanies That Will Change Your Outlook On Everyday Life

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DEAD FAIRY QUEEN Cabinet of Curiosity Oddity Sideshow by Oddsurd, $60.00

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из PCMAG

How to Watch the Mars Curiosity Rover Landing

The Curiosity Rover (which is landing on Mars) Official coverage of the landing will begin on NASA TV at 8:30 p.m. Pacific and 11:30 p.m. Eastern on TONIGHT (8/5/12).

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Thranduil - I don't know where he's going, but I'm going too! :)

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из BBC News

Mars rover makes first colour panorama

Nasa's new Mars rover has returned its first 360-degree colour panorama from the surface of the Red Planet. The Curiosity robot used its wideangle science camera placed high up on a mast to acquire the frames. The low-resolution vista shows at centre the big mountain that lies in the middle of Gale Crater, the deep depression in which the rover landed.

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Inside the Curiosity Rover's Mars Methane Discovery (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist, Space.cpm - Although methane had been discovered before from space, NASA's Curiosity rover made the first in-situ discovery of rapid changes in methane concentration from the surface of Mars.

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из Mashable

Curiosity rover's blue Mars sunset blows away all your attempts at photography

The Curiosity rover sees a blue-tinted sunset on Mars.

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