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Full speed ahead

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NASAs Curiosity rover has made its first test drive on Mars. On sol 16 the rover moved forward 4.5m, turned 120°, and finally reversed 2.5m, leaving behind a series of visible tracks at the Bradbury (recently named after the writer Ray … Continue reading

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All systems (almost) go!

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NASAs Curiosity rover has successfully analyzed its first Martian rock using the ChemCam! Although only a test, the chemical composition of a nearby rock, named “Coronation”, was determined by firing a laser at its surface and observing the colours of … Continue reading

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