Photos: Mars landing in pictures

Mars landing

Credit: NASA/JPL

NASA provided this artist's conception that shows the landing sequence of the Curiosity rover on Mars scheduled for 12:31 a.m. CT on Monday, August 6.

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NASA/JPL

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 10:06 AM

Here's what scientists expected to happen (and what artists envisioned it looking like) when the Curiosity rover approached and landed on Mars early Monday morning.

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