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Fraser
2012-Aug-07, 08:50 PM
More awesomeness from HiRISE! A new orbital image shows the Curiosity rover sitting on Marsí surface, along with all the accoutrements needed to get it there safely: the heat shield, backshell, parachute, and the Sky Crane. The High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera captured this image just 24 hours after MSLís landing. ďThis is like [...]

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