NASA's beloved Curiosity Rover hasn't even driven a whole mile yet

By Rebecca J. Rosen

January 28, 2013

NASA's Curiosity Rover arrived on Mars last August to much fanfare, but it's trails on the planet so far are pretty meager -- not even a mile. Extra-planetary rovers travel slowly. In fact, all of the man-made rovers combined, both Lunar and Martian, have only explored a grand total of 113 miles -- less than what you would cover in two hours on a highway without traffic.

new chart from Space.com's Karl Tate gives the breakdown so far.

Read more at The Atlantic


By Rebecca J. Rosen

January 28, 2013

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