On August 5, 2012, NASA's Curiosity Rover touched down on the Martian surface for the first time. To mark this big-deal occasion, NASA engineers put a recurring annual celebration on the calendar. But it's a party of one, and the venue is Mars.
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What's Martian For "Birthday"?
Listen To The Curiosity Rover Sing "Happy Birthday"
The rover sings itself the tune every August 5, alone on Mars.
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Written by Curiosity Staff August 4, 2016
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