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Celebrating Curiosity
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Celebrating Curiosity
Date: 5 Aug 2012

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory team react after learning that the Curiosity rover has landed safely on Mars, and after viewing the rover's first images, in mission control at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. Curiosity was designed to assess whether Mars ever had an environment able to support small life forms called microbes.

Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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