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NASA's Curiosity is on Mars safely – so now what? - Guest Work

Guest Author Aug 07, 2012

By Kevin Orrman-Rossiter, University of Melbourne At 3.31pm today (AEST) the NASA control room in Pasadena, California erupted after people heard these three simple words: “touchdown signal detected”. This diminutive sentence signalled that the Curiosity rover had safely landed on Mars. After a “picture perfect launch” on November 26 last year and a 254 day voyage to … Read More