We've done it, we've landed a cool robot hummer on Mars. And it's only a matter of time before NASA releases some mind-blowing pictures ... and maybe the sequel to Hubble with a voiceover from Neil deGrasse Tyson.
The next level in space exploration has been reached and humanity as a whole will be granted new information regarding the surface to a planet that bears a close resemblance to our own.
Chances are you'll die before we even get a general idea of how to actually go about exploring it, but in the meantime, there's plenty of exploration to do with the help of a controller and a gaming console.
Here are five space games to satisfy your intergalactic appetite: