One year ago today, the Curiosity rover began to (slowly, slowly) explore Mars.

One year ago today, the Curiosity rover began to (slowly, slowly) explore Mars.

It cost around $2.5 billion to send Curiosity to Mars. That’s kind of a bargain if you consider that a line of dollars, laid end-to-end from Earth to Mars, would add up to $1.6 trillion. 
Learn about this and other fun calculations done with the dollar on our blog. 

It cost around $2.5 billion to send Curiosity to Mars. That’s kind of a bargain if you consider that a line of dollars, laid end-to-end from Earth to Mars, would add up to $1.6 trillion. 

Learn about this and other fun calculations done with the dollar on our blog

Woo! The Mars rover successfully landed! Learn more about Curiosity and past rovers on our blog.

Woo! The Mars rover successfully landed! Learn more about Curiosity and past rovers on our blog.