Non-Stop Mars Coverage for 20 Years - NASA Landings and Orbit Insertions

From the NASA Pathfinder mission in 1997 to the Curiosity rover, the space agency has had a constant presence on and around the red planet. Mission control footage of the landings of Pathfinder, Mars Exploration Rovers (Spirit and Opportunity), Phoenix, and Curiosity are recalled. Animations and imagery from the Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Odyssey, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), and MAVEN missions are also included. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech