Mars Rover Curiosity
Debut Series 2012 New Models
Produced 2012 - Present
Designer Jun Imai
Number V5302
2012-Mars Rover Curiosity-1


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 2012-Mars-1
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

2012 card

From the back of the 2012 card:

Mars Landing: August, 2012
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA, USA
Designer: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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!


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