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read the article 'Mars Rover Construction Webcam Tops Million Viewers'
November 30, 2010
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

More than one million people have watched assembly and testing of NASA's next Mars rover via a live webcam since it went online in October.
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read the article 'Watch Construction Of NASA's New Mars Rover Live On The Web'
October 21, 2010
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

A newly installed webcam is giving the public an opportunity to watch technicians assemble and test the next NASA Mars rover, one of the most technologically challenging interplanetary missions ever designed.
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Press Release
read the article 'Mars Curiosity Takes First Baby Steps'
July 23, 2010
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Like proud parents savoring their baby’s very first steps, mission team members gathered in a gallery above a clean room at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to watch the Mars Curiosity rover roll for the first time.
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read the article 'NASA Dryden Hosts Radar Tests for Next Mars Landing'
June 11, 2010
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Engineers have finished a key step in testing the radar system for NASA's next mission to Mars, using helicopter flights at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif.
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read the article 'Geometry Drives Selection Date For 2011 Mars Launch'
May 20, 2010
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

For optimal communications during arrival at Mars, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, or Curiosity, will launch after Thanksgiving 2011 and land on Mars in August 2012.
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read the article 'Goddard Scientist's Breakthrough Given Ticket to Mars'
January 6, 2010
Source: Goddard Space Flight Center

A new Mars mission will be checking whether a carefully chosen area of Mars has ever had an environment favorable for the development of life and preservation of evidence about life.
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Mission Information

Launched:
7:02 a.m. PST, Nov. 26, 2011
(10:02 a.m. EST)

Landed:
10:32 p.m. PDT, Aug. 5, 2012
(1:32 a.m. EDT, Aug. 6, 2012)

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