Mars Will Take More Than Just Curiosity

Credit: Nasa/Lauren Harnett
Early Aug. 6, NASA's Curiosity rover—the centerpiece of a $2.5 billion flagship mission—raced across the Martian sky, undergoing a half-dozen rapid-fire changes in configuration before an untried “Sky Crane” landing system paused just above the terrain to lower the one-metric-ton robot geologist to...

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