(UPDATE: The Curiosity landed on August 5, 2012. Many updated resources can be found further down in this list).
NASA is preparing to launch the Mars Rover Curiosity tomorrow.
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Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The Mars Rover Curiosity:
Meet Curiosity, NASA’s New $2.5 Billion Mars Rover is from The Atlantic.
Here’s an animation from NASA:
NASA Prepares to Launch Curiosity is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.
Photo Gallery: Last Look at Mars Rover Curiosity Before Launch is from Space.com.
Interactive: Explore the surface of Mars is from The Mother Nature Network.
Timeline of Mars Exploration, from 1960 to 2011 [Interactive] is from Scientific American.
Mars Map is from Scientific American.
Here’s a video from NASA they call Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror:
Precision Landing on Mars is a New York Times graphic.
Curiosity: NASA’s mars rover should land Sunday is an infographic from The Orange County Register.
Here’s NASA’s official site for the Rover.
Here’s a video on the Rover narrated by William Shatner.
Curiosity Just Days Away From Mars is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.
Here’s an infographic from Popular Science.
NASA’s Mars Curiosity: 11 things you may not know is a Washington Post slideshow.
Curiosity Lands on Mars: Know What You’re Watching When You’re Watching ‘7 Minutes of Terror’ is from The Atlantic.
Nasa’s ‘untried’ technology to land Curiosity on Mars is from The BBC.
Here’s a good interactive from The Los Angeles Times.
Curiosity Rover Lands Safely on Mars is from The New York Times.
All Mars photos will be shown on this NASA site.
The First Available High-Res Image from the Curiosity Rover on Mars is from The Atlantic.
Curiosity’s Chances? Most Mars Missions Crash, Burn or Disappear is from Wired.
NASA’s Curiosity Rover Lands Safely on Mars is from Wired.
Mars exploration since 1964, from first flyby to Curiosity – interactive is from The Guardian.
Curiosity’s mission to Mars are two interactive infographics from The Washington Post.
A NASA satellite orbiting Mars snapped this picture of Curiosity landing on Mars.
Curiosity Touches Down on Mars are photos from The New York Times.
Rover Curiosity Lands on Mars is a slideshow from The New York Times.
One Year on Mars: The Curiosity Rover is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.
Mars Curiosity Rover Tracker is a neat interactive feature from The New York Times.
Additional suggestions are welcome….
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Hi Larry, check out NASA’s collection of technical reports related to the Mars Science Laboratory Mission. Go to http://www.sti.nasa.gov, then click on the Curiosity Rover image in the rotating highlights section of the home page and you’ll land on the search results page of the NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS).