Monday, November 28, 2011
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover lifts off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Saturday.
It will take 8½ months for Curiosity to reach Mars following a journey of 354 million miles
BY Associated Press
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Saturday, November 26 2011, 11:01 AM
The world's biggest extraterrestrial explorer, NASA's Curiosity rover, rocketed toward Mars on Saturday on a search for evidence that the red planet might once have been home to itsy-bitsy life.
It will take 8½ months for Curiosity to reach Mars following a journey of 354 million miles.