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Getting a space rover to Mars is insanely difficult

September 17, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

On Aug. 6, NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory will try to land its new space rover, Curiosity, on Mars. Their record on landing other spacecraft on Mars is spotty. And with this upcoming attempt there is, quite literally, no margin of error. Here, some NASA engineers explain:

via Getting a space rover to Mars is insanely difficult.

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