The Beautiful Video Game That Drives NASA's Curiosity Mars RoverBrent Rose8/06/12 11:00am192EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink So MSL Curiosity has landed. It survived the seven minutes of terror and safely touched down on the surface of Mars. A miracle in its own right. Now that it's there, it needs a way to move around. Anyone who played Lunar Lander and Moon Patrol already knows how they're going to do this: Video games.