Mars Science Lab Repositioned For Landing

Credit: Credit: NASA
NASA has tweaked the path of its Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) in preparation for the planned Aug. 6 landing of the car-sized rover in a crater near the Martian equator. Controllers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory fired thrusters on MSL twice for a total of 6 sec. at 1 a.m. EDT July 29. The...

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