Historic Mars Launch: NASA giant rover 'Curiosity' blasts off

NASA's biggest and most-expensive robotic rover has blasted off from Cape Canaveral on a voyage of discovery. The probe, nicknamed Curiosity, is scheduled to arrive at the mineral-rich Martian 'Gale Crater' next August. It aims to search the surface for clues about whether the planet has ever had a life-friendly environment. RT on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RT_com RT on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RTnews


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