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Being a Mars Rover: What It's Like on the Surface of Mars

19 Jun 2013, 02:16 UTC
Being a Mars Rover: What It's Like on the Surface of Mars
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The complex, yet flawless landing of the rover Curiosity on Mars in August 2012 led to worldwide acclaim. What has NASA’s youngest robot been up to since then, and what has it discovered? Where on Mars did it land and why was that site chosen above all others? Dr. Lori Fenton of the SETI Institute gives an overview of the rover’s capabilities, accomplishments, and plans on Mars, and describes what it’s really like on the surface of the red planet. Recorded May 15, 2013.

Dr. Lori Fenton of the SETI Institute gives an overview of the rover Curiosity’s capabilities, accomplishments, and plans on Mars, and describes what it’s really like on the surface of the red planet. Recorded May 15, 2013.

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