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read the article 'Curiosity: From Mars to Scotland'
October 20, 2012

On Saturday, October 20, Mars Exploration Program Director Doug McCuistion participated on a virtual "Google+ Hangout" live link to celebrate NASA's Mars activities with Glenelg, Scotland residents.
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read the article 'First Recorded Voice from Mars'
August 27, 2012

The following statement by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden was returned to Earth via the Mars Curiosity rover.
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read the article 'NASA Invites Social Media Fans to Mars Landing Event'
June 5, 2012

NASA will host a 3-day NASA Social for 25 of its social media followers Aug. 3-5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. The NASA Social is scheduled to culminate in the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity rover at Mars' Gale crater. The landing is anticipated at approximately 10:31 p.m. PDT Aug. 5 (1:31 a.m. EDT Aug. 6).
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read the article 'Peekaboo! Curiosity's Hand Lens Camera Snaps Picture'
May 3, 2012

What's it like inside Curiosity's cruise vehicle? Well, it's a bit dark but the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on the rover arm has a built-in LED light or flashlight, used to light up the dark space inside the cruise vehicle and aeroshell to take this full-color test image.
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read the article 'Field Trip!'
May 1, 2012

A group of journalists take part in a field trip to learn about clues hidden in the rock layers with Curiosity Project Scientist, John Grotzinger.
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Landed:
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