Saturday, November 26, 2011

NASA Launches Its Curiosity for Mars

Full Story / Photo: BBC Science and Environment 26 Nov

NASA has launched the most capable machine ever built to land on Mars, Saturday, Nov 26 at 10:02 a.m. ESTNicknamed Curiosity, the one-tonne rover, tucked inside a capsule, left Florida on an Atlas 5 rocket at 10:02 local time (15:02 GMT), reports BBC News.

The spacecraft will take the rover will take eight and a half months to cross the vast distance to its destination.


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