NASA goes nuts over Mars landing

Published On: Aug 09 2012 02:20:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2012 07:34:00 AM EDT

Emotions were sky high after NASA's rover Curiosity successfully landed on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, and the world continues to watch in fascination as the rover beams back images of the Martian surface.

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This image shows dust swirling on the Martian floor as it is kicked up by rocket motor exhaust. At this point, the rover is 70 feet above the surface.

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