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Fraser
2012-Aug-06, 06:10 AM
“Touchdown confirmed. We’re safe on Mars!” announced mission control from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory after the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover landed safely on the Red Planet. After blazing through Mars’ atmosphere at over 21,000 km/h, Curiosity’s unique landing system worked perfectly allowing the rover to touch down and take pictures shortly after. Above are [...]

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