The robot which was launched in November 2011 and reached Mars on 5 August 2012.
Balaram had said if the Mars helicopter was successful, it would open up a whole new dimension of exploring Mars.
Curiosity drilled a sample of the rock, nicknamed ‘Nontron’ after the Earth village near which Mont Mercou is located in France.
Techniques of comparing Mars’ samples with present day Earth can help us find a lot more, the researchers said.
The car-sized rover created by NASA has travelled a total of 23.06km on the Red Planet while providing us with several images and important data.
116 images that have been stitched together, show the path that the Curiosity rover will take as it drives to the 'sulfate-bearing unit.'
Though the Red Planet has two moons – Phobos and Deimos – neither is large enough to completely cover the Sun's disk.
The Perseverance rover mission will still make the same launch window, after the scheduled launch moved by two days from 20 July.
It was one of the steepest slopes any manmade creation has climbed outside Earth and it took three tries for the rover to climb it.
If successful, Mars 2020 will mark NASA’s fifth Martian rover to carry out a soft landing.
We saw the first black hole photo, many moon landings, the most distant asteroid ever imaged beyond Pluto among other spectacular wonders.
UFO expert says that the cocoon on Mars is proof that there is life on Mars because the butterfly flew away.
Did Curiosity just discover the first proof of life on Mars? Scientists aren't quite sure.
Researchers were able to calculate that 2.8 kg of Methane is emitted per day from Gale Crater.
The Lambahraun lava field in Iceland has been chosen to prepare the rover for Mars' surface.
Curiosity is the largest rover built by NASA till date, weighing 899 kgs and moving at a speed of 30 mph.
Here is a quick chronological glance at the space rovers that have gone to Mars and the Moon.
The $35 credit card-sized device is used to teach computer and coding to children in developing countries.
Space is the final frontier that man continues to explore and study, from the first man on the Moon to a rover on Mars.
NASA's InSight spacecraft touched down on the sweeping red equatorial plains of Mars on 26 November.