Curiosity Rover

@MarsCuriosity

NASA's latest mission to explore the surface of Mars. Roving the Red Planet since Aug. 5, 2012 (PDT) (Aug 6 UTC).

1st drive complete! This is how I roll: forward 3 meters, 90º turn, then back. Electric slide, anyone? [pic]

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1011 days ago

1st drive complete! This is how I roll: forward 3 meters, 90º turn, then back. Electric slide, anyone? [pic]

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bluedagger17 1004 days ago

it's always not enough, isn't it?

HDL 1010 days ago

The tire treads are in fact coded as "JPL": http://bit.ly/O2lbLl

NoahSpamoli 1010 days ago

Morse-coded "JPL" track marks? See top of pic, about 1/3 of pic's width from the left. Anyone know for sure?

2pheet 1010 days ago

Bootprint from Martian squeegee guy.

MHeadmaster 1010 days ago

Greaaaat Curiosity

CarpeNivem 1011 days ago

Oh for fuck's sake . If it WAS a boot, why would they release this pic? Ergo, it's not.

Merennulli 1011 days ago

I had the same question & did some looking. It's wheel design: http://bit.ly/O2lbLl

cydoniashop 1011 days ago

one small step for rover, big step for all rovers! ;) #wigglewigglewiggle #PewPew

pdavis68 1011 days ago

This is the kind of PR NASA needs to make people enthusiastic for the space program! Bravo NASA!

gautamkishore11 1011 days ago

Thanks for these amazing pics that you are posting to us....Its awesome to me to know some xtraordinary facts of mars

Metarazzi 1011 days ago

...one giant roll for 'bot-kind!

noupsell 1011 days ago

Bravo!!!! @@@ @@@

KLSeering 1011 days ago

Is it just me or doe that looklike a bootprint in the upper right? Conspiracy theory...?

_sc0tty_ 1011 days ago

It's one small roll for a 'bot...