Curiosity Rover’s first year on Mars shown in two minutes

The HiRISE Camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured the Curiosity rover descending on its parachute to land on Mars. (Credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University)
The HiRISE Camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured the Curiosity rover descending on its parachute to land on Mars. (Credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University)

NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity landed on the planet on August 6, 2012, and since then it made some remarkable discoveries astonishing the general public and astronomers both.

Recently, a two minute time-lapse video has been launched on youtube showing the Curiosity Rovers’ movements and important works on Mars.

Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity’s First Year on Mars

Here is a rover’s eye view of driving, scooping and drilling during Curiosity’s first year on Mars, August 2012 through July 2013.

Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech, @MarsCuriosity

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