Curiosity Rover’s Top Five Accomplishments After One Year On Mars

August 5, 2013 | Bucky Turco

Today marks the one year anniversary of NASA’s Curiosity rover landing on Mars. According to the space agency, the IRL Wall-e has been very busy sending data:

Curiosity has provided more than 190 gigabits of data; returned more than 36,700 full images; fired more than 75,000 laser shots to investigate the composition of targets; collected and analyzed sample material from two rocks; and driven more than one mile (1.6 km).

And doing scientific things: