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Watch Martian Clouds Scoot, Thanks to NASA's Curiosity

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Wispy, early-season clouds resembling Earth's ice-crystal cirrus clouds move across the Martian sky in some new image sequences from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.

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Five Years Ago and 154 Million Miles Away: Touchdown!

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On Aug. 5, 2012, the mission team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, exalted at radio confirmation and first images from Curiosity after the rover's touchdown using a new "sky crane" landing method. Transmissions at the speed of light took nearly 14 minutes to travel from Mars to Earth, which that day were about 154 million miles (248 million kilometers) apart

Watch some of the amazing footage of the 5 years of Curiosity in the link below!

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NASA Prepares for August 21 Total Solar Eclipse

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For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental US, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime.

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Curiosity Mars Rover Begins Study of Ridge Destination

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The car-size NASA rover on a Martian mountain, Curiosity, has begun its long-anticipated study of an iron-bearing ridge forming a distinctive layer on the mountain's slope.

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