Curiosity of the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission by NASA, was launched November 26, 2011 and landed at the Aeolis Palus plain near Aeolis Mons (informally "Mount Sharp") in Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. The Curiosity rover is still operational as of May 2020.
People also ask, how far did Mars rover travel?
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving.
Also to know, how many miles did opportunity travel?
On March 25, 2015, NASA announced that having traveled 26.219 miles (42.195 kilometers), Opportunity had become “the first human enterprise to exceed marathon distance of travel on another world.”
Did the Curiosity rover die?
In December 2012, Curiosity's two-year mission was extended indefinitely, and on August 5, 2017, NASA celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Curiosity rover landing. The rover is still operational, and as of June 3rd, 2020, Curiosity has been on Mars for 2785 sols (2860 total days) since landing on August 6, 2012.
Is curiosity back online?
Luckily, as of Thursday, Feb. 28th, Curiosity's science team reported that after getting the rover back online and running a series of checks, the rover is in good shape and ready to resume normal science operations. After spending a few days in safe mode, the rover was brought back online on Tuesday, Feb. 19th.