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Curiosity Rover Sends Photos from Marsi
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August 07, 2012
After a nearly 9-month voyage from Earth, the Curiosity rover made a perfect landing on the Mars at about 5:30 UTC on Monday, August 6. The car-sized robotic craft is already returning new images of the Red Planet. VOA's Suzanne Presto in Washington reports on Curiosity's first few hours on Mars and what is expected from the Mars Science Laboratory Mission in the days ahead.

Curiosity Rover Sends Photos from Mars

Published August 06, 2012

After a nearly 9-month voyage from Earth, the Curiosity rover made a perfect landing on the Mars at about 5:30 UTC on Monday, August 6. The car-sized robotic craft is already returning new images of the Red Planet. VOA's Suzanne Presto in Washington reports on Curiosity's first few hours on Mars and what is expected from the Mars Science Laboratory Mission in the days ahead.


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