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Latest Mars Rover lands: check it out live

No self-respecting geek doesn’t get a little excited when it comes to space. Add in a trip to Mars and the ability to remote control a vehicle on its surface and you’re in tech heaven.

The latest adventure to the red planet sees NASA’s Curiosity Rover land today, having launched in November last year.

There’s some pretty cool stuff going on when it comes to earthbound technology. Anyone with a fast enough internet connection can watch a live stream of the landing:

Watch live streaming video from spaceflightnow at livestream.com

If your connection is little more restricted, you can also keep up to speed by watching the Mars Curiosity Twitter feed.

The mission is run by the Mars Science Laboratory and is part of NASA’s continued efforts to explore the planet.

Update: The Curiosity Rover has officially landed:

Author | Stuart Thomas

Stuart Thomas
Stuart is the editor-in-chief of Engage Me Online. After pursuing an MA in South African literature, he spent five years reporting on the global technology scene. Intrigued by the intersection of technology and work, he joined Engage Me as the editor-in-chief. He is a passionate runner, and recently ran... More

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