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03.13.17
NASA tests life-detecting tools for Mars in the Atacama Desert
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NASA tests life-detecting tools for Mars in the Atacama Desert

As one of the driest regions on Earth, it's the best place to test Martian rover instruments.

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07.12.16
ICYMI: Space foam party and mind reading for horses
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ICYMI: Space foam party and mind reading for horses

A new rover concept would drop foam over rocky terrain, creating quick-drying bridges.

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02.11.13
Curiosity rover drills into Martian rock, looks for more evidence of water
02.11.13

Curiosity rover drills into Martian rock, looks for more evidence of water

NASA scientists won't have to wait until InSight's 2016 drilling mission to see what lies beneath...

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09.28.12
NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow
09.28.12

NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow

Curiosity may have spent a while limbering up for the mission ahead, but now it's found evidence o...

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09.07.12
Curiosity rover starts light robotic arm workout in preparation for scientific main event
09.07.12

Curiosity rover starts light robotic arm workout in preparation for scientific main event

As NASA promised, Curiosity has stopped at the quarter pole toward its first scientific destinatio...

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08.30.12
Mars Curiosity leaves its landing area, heads to distant frontier a quarter-mile away
08.30.12

Mars Curiosity leaves its landing area, heads to distant frontier a quarter-mile away

Now that Curiosity has survived its thrill-a-minute landing and passed an upgrade and physical wit...

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