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She Roves! Curiosity Hits the Martian Road: Big Pics
Discovery Channel ^
| August 22, 2012
| Irene Klotz
Posted on 08/23/2012 1:19:26 PM PDT by EveningStar
NASA's new Mars probe lived up to its billing as a rover on Wednesday with a successful first test drive, its first motion since settling down inside an ancient impact basin on Aug. 6.
"We built a rover, so unless the rover roves, we really havent accomplished anything," project manager Pete Theisinger, with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., told reporters during a press conference Wednesday. "It's a big moment, a very big moment."
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TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Astronomy; Science
KEYWORDS: curiosity; mars; nasa; probe
Yeah, they had a test drive, and then the sales manager had to ok the deal....
posted on 08/23/2012 1:24:58 PM PDT
("A crack shot and a good dancer")
Ok, who been spinning donuts on Mars with Curiosity?
posted on 08/23/2012 1:35:15 PM PDT
(Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
To: blueunicorn6; MNJohnnie
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