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Nasa's Car-Size Rover Nears Daring Landing on Mars


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Area where NASA's Curiosity rover will land on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT) has a geological diversity scientists are eager to investigate, as seen in this false-color map based on data from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

NASA's most advanced planetary rover is on a precise course for an early August landing beside a Martian mountain to begin two years of unprecedented scientific detective work. However, getting the Curiosity rover to the surface of Mars will not be easy.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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