And a little bit of Mars history for those interested/newly intrigued by the Curiosity rover landing.

1. Picture 1 is the first photograph ever taken of Mars, taken by the Mariner 4 Orbiter on July 14, 1965.

2. Picture 2 is the first photograph ever taken on the surface of Mars, taken by the Viking 1 Orbiter on July 20, 1976.

3. Picture 3 is the first color photograph ever taken on the surface of Mars, taken by the Spirit Rover on January 6, 2004.

Such cool moments of history!! :D