Curiosity will be landing on Mars and beginning its mission to determine habitability of Mars and plan for a manned mission.
Is anyone else profoundly depressed by how many fucks the world doesn't give about space exploration anymore?
The amount of ingenuity and planning required to automate a landing sequence for a robot 35 million miles away and even land on a specific geologic formation on a planet we've NEVER SET FOOT ON... how does the world look at this and go "Meh"?!
While Curiosity is doing this: