This is humanity at its best. Never forget we are capable of amazing things.
The first (small) image from the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity!!!
A few minutes later a larger version of the same image arrived from Mars
Another image, this time with more detail:
Meanwhile at the JPL mission control this was the reaction:
More images from Curiosity can be seen here (or at least will be when the server comes back on-line).
The most amazing thing is that this is just the beginning for Curiosity. Expect great discoveries in the next few years.