Rover Takes Its First Spin On Mars

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USA TODAYRover takes its first spin on MarsUSA TODAYNASA's Curiosity rover on Wednesday left its first tracks on Mars, successfully completing a short test drive that showed it was ready to roll on longer treks for science investigations over the next two years. A series of images from rover cameras ...Curiosity rover takes first short spin around MarsThe Associated PressMars rover Curiosity aces first test driveReutersMars Rover Curiosity Leaves Coded Tracks on First Test DriveSpace.comLos Angeles Times (blog)all 3,879 news articles »

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  • Upcoming Must-See Movies in 2021
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  • HIGH PROFILE: Restaurateur Jerry Jalal Barakat takes covid-19 precautions seriously
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