Mars Rover Curiosity Hot Wheels Toy

I walked into the office and this little guy was waiting for me at my desk. Thanks Matt Scott!

Curiosity is a car-sized rover that recently landed on Mars thanks to NASA. In celebration of such a cool machine, Mattel is now producing a Mars Rover Curiosity Hot Wheels toy.

Listed on the back of the toy is the following info:

Mars Landing: August, 2012
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA, USA
Designer: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Specialty: This car-sized rover is actually a wheeled robot, rocket-launched to Mars in 2011. Curiosity carries many tools such as a drill, cameras, and a laser. Its mission: to see if Mars could have ever supported small life forms called microbes…or if humans could explore there someday!

To purchase your own, here’s an link. For more info about the Curiosity Rover check out MSL on

Dennis "Fox" Bonilla has been a user experience designer, software developer, and digital strategist collaborating with some of the most successful and high-tech organizations in the world. Fox is a co-founder and the Chief Technology Officer at Baltu Technologies where he is helping create next generation workforce development tools. Fox started Unified Pop Theory with his friends in attempt to bookmark and comment on novel intersections of technology, science, and the arts. Fox is a trend finder and idea maker who is inspired by individuals that believe the world can be changed one great project at a time. Fox can be reached on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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