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Fraser
2011-Nov-06, 03:20 AM
Only time now stands in the way of Curiosity’s long awaited date with the Red Planet. NASA’s next, and perhaps last Mars rover was transported to the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and then hoisted on top of the mighty Atlas V rocket that will propel her on a 10 month interplanetary [...]

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ravens_cry
2011-Nov-06, 01:27 PM
Curiosity, what a wonderful name for a rover, what wonderful name for our latest ambassador for humanities oldest desire: to know.