NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity, has completed its longest trek yet, according to CBS News, driving 464 feet to the top of Panorama Point, where it took photographs of Waypoint 1, a collection of interesting rocks en route to the vehicle's final destination: Mount Sharp, a three-mile-high mountain.
An organization known as Mars One has been making quite a stir in the scientific community over the past few years. They made headlines in 2010 when they announced their plans to found the first off-planet colony on Mars by 2023.
After receiving a brutal does of radiation from the sun, Mars Curiosity Rover has been temporarily powered off. NASA said on Wednesday that the shutdown is only temporary and Curiosity will resume its $2.5 million mission as soon as possible.
The recent NASA Mars Curiosity mission has everybody thinking again, so what's the deal with Mars? When will humans set foot on the Red Planet?