Man has finally broken the barriers of Space flight and NASA, as the representative of Man, has successfully landed its nuclear powered Mars rover Curiosity on the Red Planet.
Today is a day of rejoicing for not only the scientists and engineers of NASA who had been associated with the Mars Mission but for the whole of mankind.
This has been reported in telegraph.co.uk of 6th of August 2012.
With the successful Mars landing, all eyes would now be on the next 98-week mission of Curiosity – 98-week is the length of a Martian year.
Curiosity had been launched in November-2011 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
During this 98-week period the rover would explore the Martian surface to establish the presence of life in any form on the Red Planet.
To expect it to turn up human-like life forms would be too much but the presence of bacteria, vegetation and such life forms could be taken as positive indications that the Martian atmosphere could support life.
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