added: 8 Aug 2012 // by: CBS Local
America did it! No, we're not talking about the Olympics we're talking about landing the spacecraft Curiosity on Mars. Now NASA hopes their two-year pioneering mission will lead to signs that life exists on a planet other than Earth.
With all the excitement, celebs took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
Sara Bareilles assured us everything would be okay.
...And the world breathes a collective sigh of relief that "Men are from Mars" was proven as just a euphemism. #nobodyactuallylivesthere
Richard Marx hopes he can benefit from finding new life on Mars.
Praying that Curiosity finds a lifeform that digs power ballads.
will.i.am came up with a pretty apropos name for the first photo from the red planet.
The first pic from #marscuriosity is a wheel...this is wheel.i.am...#JPL @Astro_Flow @CNN yfrog.com/j2cqmyuj
While Josh Groban proved why he might not be the best candidate for space travel.
First picture from my landing on mars. #MSL #JGmarsconcert2012 #alive pic.twitter.com/vztSkg9n
He also revealed an interesting fact about the 'Mohawk guy,' who's making as many headlines as the landing itself.
If you see a guy with a faux-hawk in mission control, he's a jerk. Promised me a "WORKING" toilet system. #msl #JGmarsconcert2012
And Harold and Kumar's Kal Penn tweeted what we're all thinking.
Waiting for the "call me maybe" video from the rover on Mars.
-Shannon Carlin, CBS Local