Curiosity on Mars: Project Scientist John Grotzinger at the Museum
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How do you land a one-ton SUV-sized vehicle on Mars? How do you determine whether Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun and our planetary neighbor, could have harbored life? These were the main questions for the researchers who designed and assembled the Curiosity rover, which landed successfully on Mars last August and is now exploring the red planet.
Learn more about Curiosity's unprecedented landing on Mars, in a Science Bulletins video.
Purchase tickets to tonight's talk: Curiosity's Mission at Gale Crater, Mars, with NASA's John Grotzinger.