Sixteen-Minute Test Drive On Mars

Posted by M ws On Thursday, August 23, 2012 0 comments
According to Reuters, Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity has taken a 16-minute drive. This represents its first attempt since reaching Mars to search for habitats that could have supported microbial life.

The project is Nasa's first astrobiology initiative since the 1970s-era Viking probes. It kicked off on August 6, with a risky, but successful landing on at a site Nasa has named "Bradbury Landing. The two-year $2.5-billion mission.

READ MORE ABOUT IT HERE and view video clips of that drive.

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