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Fraser
2012-Jul-30, 01:00 AM
Course correcting thruster firings on July 29 successfully placed Curiosity on target to touchdown beside Mount Sharp inside Gale Crater on Mars on Aug 6 in search of signs of a habitable environment. Credit: NASA Now just 1 week out from landing beside a layered Martian mountain in search of life’s ingredients, aiming thrusters aboard [...]

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