Curiosity Test Drive Successful

Credit: Credit: NASA
NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory “Curiosity” rover performed its first test drive Aug. 22, confirming its full mobility before it begins a 400-meter trek to a spot dubbed “Glenelg,” its first remote science destination. Matt Heverly, the engineering systems manager for the MSL, told reporters that the...

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