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Interactive Experiences

Be a Mars Maker!

Are you part of the Maker community? Design a habitat for human explorers on Mars to protect them from the extremes of the Martian environment.

Join the 3D Printing Competition! >>

Send a Postcard to Curiosity!

Send Curiosity and the team a message >>

Top 5 Science Discoveries

Find out more about Curiosity's top 5 science discoveries >>

Explore Mars

Explore Mars:
Curiosity's Journey Free Drive Gale Crater Learn About the Rover This 3D interactive experience uses the Unity game engine. It enables delivery of a 3D terrain map of Gale Crater, where Curiosity will land, as well as a 3D model of the rover so you can follow along as if you were there.

Martian Diaries

Read first-hand accounts from real Martians - people working on Mars missions >>

Getting to Know SAM

This interactive allows users to see how Curiosity's Sample Analysis at Mars experiment works >>

Choose Your Sample Adventure

Choose your martian sample adventure and learn about how Curiosity processes soil and atmospheric samples >>

Mars Rover Landing on Xbox 360

Try your own skills in facing the extreme challenges of landing a rover on Mars! This experience uses the Kinect motion sensor on the Xbox 360, Microsoft's home entertainment console. Mars Rover Landing is freely available in the Xbox Live Marketplace and Kinect Central >>.

Kodu Mars Experiences

Learn all about exploration on Mars with a new character in Kodu, a free Microsoft program that allows students to program their own computer games >>

Spacecraft 3D iPhone App

Spacecraft 3D
Get an up-close-and-personal look at a variety of NASA spacecraft designed to study the Earth, Mars and the universe, using this augmented reality application. Download: Android | iPhone | AR Target (PDF)

How Do I Land

Follow me through the Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL) phases of my Mission >>

Learn About Me: Curiosity

My parts are similar to what a human would need to explore Mars (body, brains, eyes, arm, legs, etc.) >>

Mars for Kids

Games and activities for kids >>

Mars for Educators

Activities and Resources for Educators >>


Curiosity Rover: One Year on Mars
Curiosity Rover: One Year on Mars

Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity's First Year on Mars
Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity's First Year on Mars

Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror
Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror

Curiosity Rover Trailer
Curiosity Rover Trailer

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