Published Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 | 8:07 p.m.
Updated Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 | 6:59 a.m.
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The latest news on the landing of the NASA spacecraft Curiosity on Mars tonight was displayed on the Strip Sunday night, thanks to the world's largest digital billboard on the side of the Walgreens drug store across from CityCenter at Harmon Avenue.
News on the approach and successful landing on Mars, the most ambitious yet by NASA and featuring its most high-tech rover to date, was displayed as live video on the signboard, showing the tense moments before telemetry was received showing that Curisoity had landed, safely intact, on the planet's surface, and the jubilant celebration that followed.
The updates, starting at 9 p.m. were a public service by LasVegasSun.com.