Science Aug 02

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Robots and Rovers and Mars Revisited

With the youngest and most ambitious Mars rover yet zipping toward its final destination, we thought it appropriate to pause and take a look back at Curiosity's new home and robot brethren.

The Mars rover Opportunity reached the rim of the Victoria Crater on Mars, capturing new images of a 900-meter depression that could reveal information about the possibility of life on the Red Planet. Principal scientist Steve Squyres discusses the mission's…

NASA's rover Spirit has reached the summit of a bedrock mountain on Mars, and from that vantage point, mission managers will plot the robotic explorer's next move among the numerous intriguing surrounding geologic features.

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