August 9th, 2012
05:05 PM ET

Curiosity photo caption contest has winners!

We asked readers to submit their captions for these images taken in the first few days of rover Curiosity's visit to Mars.

The rover landed on the red planet earlier this week and became an internet sensation. Scientists are excited too, of course. They hope Curiosity will take them a little closer to knowing whether life existed on Mars.

For each photo in the gallery, we picked one winner. Congratulations to readers talkhazin, Derek and GHems!

talkhazin
(1) Mars Postcard – Woke up late on 1st day vacation. Lots of red sand. Locals are....not any. Miss you all. Love, Curiosity.

Derek
(2) Even Martians get their fingers in front of the lens when taking pictures.

GHems
(3) Wait..... You mean WE are the UFO's on Mars? = MIND BLOWN

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soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. David

    Mars-Pismo Beach connection rocks scientific world.

    August 16, 2012 at 1:23 pm |
  2. harry henderson

    should have taken a right turn in albuquerque!!

    August 14, 2012 at 5:56 pm |
  3. $tillRun!n1@Ya.com

    Curiosity...In 3D

    August 14, 2012 at 10:00 am |

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