And some other facts we learned from a Reddit AmA with the Curiosity team.
The ongoing adventures of a laser-shooting rover set on climbing a Martian mountain.
It’s the little rover that could.
And that’s good, because it has a giant Martian mountain to climb.
It's not the most visually stimulating thing in the world, but transits are a nice benchmark for how we're doing in the solar system.
Will we see RC cars on Mars next?
Are we in for a new Moon race?
Here's hoping some Texan with oil money to spend will take up the challenge of exploring the Saturnian moon with HyTAQ, a brilliant quadrotor concept.
E.T. phone drone.
While Curiosity gets the limelight and the press love, its terrestrial cousins sadly and stoically wander onward, quietly obtaining valuable data about the Earth's poles.