Spiral Notebook
THREE days until Curiosity Lands!
by Elizabeth Rusch
August 2, 2012
 
THREE days until Curiosity Lands!

The Mars rover Curiosity is due to land on Mars August 5, 2012! As readers of The Mighty Mars Rovers have learned, craters offer scientists amazing views of a planet’s geologic past. Curiosity is targeted to land in Gale Crater.  Watch this cool video to find out why scientists picked Gale Crater and what they hope to learn there.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=102633381

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