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Curiosity in it for the long haul

In recent days, Curiosity has accomplished a number of firsts, including the first use of its laser to zap a nearby rock and its first short drive. Many more such firsts lie ahead. But as the rover prepares to head off on ...

dateAug 28, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Student commands Mars rover

Children are often mystified by remote control cars and how they can control them with a device while standing several feet away from them. This past week, Chris Tate was mystified by the same power--only he was controlling ...

dateAug 22, 2012 in Space Exploration
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