Video: Mars Curiosity rover makes successful landing on Red Planet

Last night, NASA’s most advanced rover known as Curiosity landed on Mars. The one-ton rover, touched down on Mars early Monday eastern standard time – ending a 36 week flight. The six-wheeler Curiosity rover will now begin a two-year investigation of the Red Planet.

President Obama said the landing “will stand as a point of national pride far into the future.”

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– By: Omar Rana