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Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity Rover) Mission Animation

This might be my favorite set of videos. From JPLNews, which has absolutely amazing videos about building Curiosity, as well as videos about asteroid exploration and other less publicized missions — this is a concept animation of the rover that will launch sometime in late 2011, to land on Mars in August of 2012! We also found these fascinating:

You can follow the Curiosity Rover on Twitter: @MarsCuriosity

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