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NASA Tweaks Curiosity's Course To Mars

12 Jan 2012, 02:33 UTC
NASA Tweaks Curiosity's Course To Mars
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NASA's Mars Science Laboratory successfully completed a series of highly choreographed interplanetary maneuvers tonight -- engine firings that refined its course toward the red planet.Eight precisely timed ignitions that spanned almost three hours -- 175 minutes -- were completed successfully. Combined, the eight Trajectory Correction Maneuvers represented the largest change-of-course the Mars

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