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Fraser
2010-May-21, 06:50 PM
Mission planners have narrowed the field for possible launch dates for NASA's next generation rover to Mars, the Mars Science Laboratory, nicknamed Curiosity. Taking into account orbital mechanics, planetary alignment, and communications issues, MSL's launch will occur between Nov. 25 and Dec. 18, 2011, with landing will taking place between Aug. 6 and Aug. [...]

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