Curiosity's first anniversary on Mars: From landing to Lego
One year ago the Curiosity rover survived the harrowing "Seven Minutes of Terror" to land on Mars. Since then, the rover has beamed a Will.i.am song to Earth, been recast in Lego form and even made some important scientific discoveries.
Here are some of the highlights from Curiosity's first year on Mars.
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Aug. 5: Curiosity lands on Mars
Curiosity survives the dreaded "Seven Minutes of Terror" and lands successfully on Mars. Staffers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge (and people around the world) celebrate.