Connect with us

Science

NASA Curiosity rover celebrates 3,000 days on Mars with extreme panorama – CNET

What’s the right gift for a 3,000-Martian-day anniversary? Rocks?

Published

on

post featured image

NASA’s Curiosity rover captured this Mars panorama in November 2020.
NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012 and it just celebrated a milestone anniversary of 3,000 Martian days of living the good science life on the red planet.
A Martian day — called a “sol”– is slightly longer than a day on Earth, clocking in at just over 24 hours and 39 minutes. Scientists track Curiosity’s activities based on sols. For example, raw images taken by the rover are tagged with…

Click here to view the original article.

You might also like ...

They observe for the first time the death of a distant galaxy – SwordsToday.ie
post featured image
SpaceX Hopes to Launch And Land Starship No. 9 This Week – ScienceAlert
Magnificent panorama of Mars for Day 3000 from Curiosity on the Red Planet – Vaughan Today