Curiosity’s first look at Mars – by Nature Video

On 5 August NASA successfully landed its rover, Curiosity, on Mars. Since landing, the rover has captured some striking images of the red planet. In this video, NASA scientists John Grotzinger and Joy Crisp talk about what we’ve seen so far, and what we might encounter when Curiosity drives towards Mount Sharp — where we hope to find signs of water.

Check out more images at the Mars Science Laboratory:

Read more about Curiosity’s mission at Nature News: