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‘It’s a wheel, it’s a wheel!’ – photos of Curiosity’s mission to Mars

by | 6th, August 2012

NASA’S mission to Mars is go! The mega-millions Curiosity rover is now roving Mars. The first photo beamed back is snapshot of the rover’s shadow. We live in the age of celebrity and self-promotion. You might laugh as the photo is spotted and heralded by the line that will reverberate down generations: “It’s a wheel, it’s a wheel!”

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One of six wheels of the NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity is seen at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Monday, April 4, 2011.The rover is scheduled to be launched for lift-off from Cape Canaveral, Florida in the fall of 2011, and land on Mars in August 2012. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

 



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