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Fraser
2011-Oct-31, 02:50 AM
Curiosity’s clamshell has been closed. And it won’t open up again until a few minutes after she blasts off for the Red Planet in just a little more than 3 weeks from now on Nov. 25, 2011 – the day after Thanksgiving celebrations in America. The two halves of the payload fairing serve to protect [...]

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