Check out and photos and the recorded live coverage of the historic event below!
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|NASA's Curiosity rover and its parachute were spotted by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as Curiosity descended to the surface on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT). The High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera captured this image of Curiosity while the orbiter was listening to transmissions from Curiosity.|
|First image Curiosity sent back.|
High-Definition color images are expected to arrive in one week.
(Why initial photos taken are blurry at this link)