NASA: Biggest challenge is 'dampening' our excitement

One of the NASA scientists giving an update on the Mars mission this evening said that everything on the Curiosity rover is working well and that the main challenge is "dampening excitement" so that the staff working on the mission get some rest.

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First HD pictures from Mars

Nasa has released the first high-definition colour pictures of Mars sent back to Earth by the Curiosity rover. Curiosity beamed back a recorded voice message from the red planet.