landed on Mars
and opened your eyes -- what do you see?
If you're the
you see a strange gravelly
place with a
large mountain in the distance.
You've landed on target near the edge of 150-km wide
Gale Crater, with
Mount Sharp on the horizon being the rise in the crater's center.
As a car-sized rover with six wheels and a laser, you prepare yourself to go on a two-year
mission of exploration, climbing Mt. Sharp, and
looking for signs that Mars once harbored
Currently you sit motionless,
check yourself over, and receive a
from Earth on things you will need to know while rolling around, trying to avoid flipping over or getting your
wheels stuck in sand.
will likely start in a few days.
What will you find? What's out there?