Nasa Launching `dream Machine' To Explore Mars

NASA launching `dream machine' to explore Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- As big as a car and as well-equipped as a laboratory, NASA's newest Mars rover blows away its predecessors in size and skill....

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