Since August 12, 2012 to August 12, 2018 (6 years) and beyond, this extraplanetary research vehicle has roamed the surface of Mars, studying the climate, geology and, among other things, evidence of life. It features 14 highly advanced intruments with which study the surface of the red planet. The plastic camera stalk rotates 360 degrees.
The Mars Rover Curiosity has come out in the following versions:
|Col #||Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy #||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|014/247||2012||2012 New Models|
|White||Gold, Black painted electrical parts; NASA logo at front||Clear / Plastic||No windows||White||OH5||V5302||Malaysia||Base Code(s): E29, E30|
|071/250||2014||HW City - Planet Heroes||White||Highlighted parts in gold, black and silver, NASA logo at front||Clear / Plastic||no windows||White||"Muddy" OH5||BFC82||Malaysia||Comes with a Black OH5 variation|
Base Codes: F34, F41
From the back of the 2012 card:
Mars Landing: August, 2012
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA, USA
Specialty: This car-sized rover is actually a wheeled robot, rocket-launched to Mars in 2011. Curiosity carries many tools such as a drills, cameras, and a laser. Its mission: to see if Mars could have ever supported small life forms called microbes...or if humans could explore there someday!