Aug 12

Mars Express marks the spot for Curiosity landing

Source: ESA

Gale crater - 154 km wide.
Image credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).

Much like a treasure map branded with an ‘X’ to mark the site of buried bounty, NASA’s rover Curiosity will be targeting its very own ‘X’ inside Gale Crater, to seek out the signs of past water – and maybe even life – on the Red Planet. (read more)


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