Curiosity lands on Mars

Updated: Aug 06, 2012 17:08 IST

Former Nasa astronaut Leland Melvin, center, actress Nichelle Nichols the original O'Hura Star Trek character, and musician Will.i.am, right, of The Black Eyed Peas, pose with bloggers at Nasa Social media event at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. The most high-tech rover Nasa has ever designed was speeding toward Mars on Monday to attempt an acrobatic landing on the planet's surface. (AP/Damian Dovarganes)
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Former Nasa astronaut Leland Melvin, center, actress Nichelle Nichols the original O'Hura Star Trek character, and musician Will.i.am, right, of The Black Eyed Peas, pose with bloggers at Nasa Social media event at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. The most high-tech rover Nasa has ever designed was speeding toward Mars on Monday to attempt an acrobatic landing on the planet's surface. (AP/Damian Dovarganes)

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