I am bleary-eyed with excitement – the rover Curiosity landed safely on Mars! The machine managed to enter the planet’s atmosphere safely and even survived the 7 minutes of terror landing to the surface.
And so look at this. This is a picture of Mars from Curiosity’s rear Hazcam.
Here is a delightful video from Space.com explaining the 7 Minutes of Terror:
I shall now take a nap.