Mars Rover Hits Anniversary... and Lands Staff Dates!


Space may be the final frontier, but it seems that it is mostly going to be explored by robots, at least for the time being. Some of you may be aware of the Curiosity rover. Curiosity is currently on the surface of the planet Mars, but what you may not know is that the rover is coming up on a very big anniversary.

The rover is soon to have been out there for a full year. That sounds like it is not a big deal, but in certain communities however it has been a big reason for interest. The Curiosity rover is getting big attention from many people who are outside of the scientific community.

As an odd twist the rovers team is also getting some attention. Members of the staff of the control room have gotten social attention, and even a few marriage proposals along the way. So as it turns out you don’t actually have to get into space to get the cool factor.

Source: Guardian

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