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Millions Watch as rover "Curiosity" lands on Mars tonight

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NASA TEAM_CELEBRATES_2_2012-08-05_at_10.32.34_PMMillions of viewers watched live online as robot spacecraft "Curiosity' landed on Mars and started transmitting images back. 

Its approximately 352 million mile (567 million kilometer), 36-week journey from Earth nearly complete, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft and its Curiosity rover are "all systems go" for touchdown in Mars.

Related links to follow this historic mission:

 

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/news/msl20120805.html

http://www.nasa.gov/missions/index.html

 

 

 

 

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