Curiosity lands safely on the Martian surface!

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:

Curiosity’s shadow

It once was one small step… now it’s six big wheels. Here’s a look at one of them on the soil of Mars –Curiosity Rover

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.

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