Curiosity Team Plans Test Drive, Assesses Sensor Damage

Credit: Credit: NASA/JPL
NASA mission controllers late Aug. 21 will send commands for the Mars Science Laboratory “Curiosity” rover to perform its first short test drive the following evening. Set to take place late Aug. 22, or around 3-4 p.m. Martian time, the rover will move its own length forward (about three meters)...

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