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Fraser
2011-Dec-20, 04:00 AM
Barely two weeks into the 8 month journey to the Red Planet, NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Lab (MSL) rover was commanded to already begin collecting the first science of the mission by measuring the ever present radiation environment in space. Engineers powered up the MSL Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD) that monitors high-energy atomic and subatomic [...]

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