Thursday, April 07, 2011

Mars Curiosity

NASA has unveiled its newest Mars Rover. The Curiosity is slated for launch this November. After a ten-month trip, it will search for signs of life and perform other experiments–ideally for two years. According to a CNN story, the name “Curiosity” came from a student in Kansas, Clara Ma, who won a trip to JPL and the opportunity to sign the bottom of the rover.

I am still not totally finished grieving the intrepid Phoenix, but this helps. Go Curiosity!

(original post, with picture and links)


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