10 Mars Curiosity Rover Facts

10 Mars Curiosity Rover Facts

  For more information on the Mars Curiosity Rover, check out our article: 10 Cool Facts About The Mars Curiosity Rover 10 Mars Curiosity Rover Facts Mars Curiosity Rover Fact #10: Slow to Roll The Curiosity Rover has been on Mars over 1,100 days and hasn’t traveled more than 12 miles from its landing site.     Mars Curiosity Rover Fact #9: Human or Robot? The Curiosity Rover has all the parts needed to be human; a computer
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10 Cool Facts About The Mars Curiosity Rover

10 Cool Facts About The Mars Curiosity Rover tl;dr: check out our 10 Mars Curiosity Rover Facts Infographic. The Curiosity, a Mars Rover, landed with the help of a robotic space probe by the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL). The Curiosity Rover launched in November of 2011 by NASA. The rover landed in Aeolis Palus in the Gale Crater in August of 2012, it took the rover eight months to reach Mars from Earth. The Curiosity Rover is
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10 Cool Facts About The Mars Opportunity Rover

10 Cool Facts About The Mars Opportunity Rover The Mars Opportunity Rover is NASA’s robot that has been on Mars since 2004. In fact, Opportunity has exceeded NASA’s operation plans by more than 11 years. The Mars Opportunity Rover has been gathering scientific data and sending it back to Earth for over a decade. Opportunity has been studying meteorites for a long time and the Victoria Crater for over 2 years. It has also survived
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10 Cool Facts About The Mars Spirit Rover

10 Cool Facts About The Mars Spirit Rover The Mars Spirit Rover is a computerized device operated by NASA which was sent to conduct a scientific exploration on planet Mars. It first landed on the planet on January 4, 2004 (at a longitude and latitude of 14.5684 degrees South and 175.4726 degrees East). This was just three weeks before Opportunity Rover landed on the same planet. The Mars Spirit Rover’s unique name was chosen through
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The Moons of Mars

The Moons of Mars tl;dr Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun, it’s red and there may or may not be Martians there. Most importantly, Mars has two moons; Phobos and Deimos. These two moons are named after scary characters from Greek Mythology; Phobos known for panic and fear, Deimos known for terror. There’s no doubt that in every heart on Earth, there’s a soft spot for Mars. How could you not love the
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When Humans Colonize Mars

We, as humans, have been dreamers since the dawn of our existence. As far-fetched dreams go, humans colonizing Mars, represents one of the most dazzling dreams the human race has ever yearned for. Ever since the “discovery” of what appeared to be canals on Mars, by Giovanni Schiaparelli, in 1877, we’ve salivated at the thought of exploring Mars, sending robotics there and eventually; having humans colonizing Mars. Shortly after Schiaparelli’s discovery, Percival Lowell thought he observed
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10 Facts About Mars

  For more information on Mars, check out our article: Cool Facts About Mars. 10 Facts About Mars – the Last Terrestrial Planet Mars has long been part of Human’s fascination, mythology, fear, imagination and even pop culture. From ancient times and the big red dot in the sky, which they appropriately named after the Roman god of war, to modern day Martians and the 1938 Orson Welles’ The War of the Worlds radio broadcast. We’ve always known
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Cool Facts About Mars

tl;dr: check out our 10 Facts About Mars Infographic. We’ve been making our way through the Solar System and learning all sorts of new and cool facts about the planets, if you’ve missed the others, check these out when you get a chance: Mercury, Venus and Earth! Mars is a special planet, this one’s close to us and we’ve felt a strong connection to what we have believed to be a planet which either did or does
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