DailyDirt: Mars Missions

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The successful landing of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars will hopefully be followed by several years of fascinating data collection about our planetary neighbor. The mission has already gathered tons of useful radiation measurements on its journey that will give scientists a better idea of what kind of radiation levels a future manned mission would face on a similar trip to Mars. Here are just a few other interesting Mars-related missions to peruse while Curiosity performs its self-diagnostics before roaming around the surface of Mars. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.

Filed Under: curiosity, heat shield, india, mars, opportunity, rover
Companies: nasa


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    Wally (profile), 9 Aug 2012 @ 11:24pm

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    abc gum,
    I send you my deepest appologies. Initially my comment was a bit directed at you and I lashed out to everyone.

    As for your comment, it would have been slightly more appropriate (at least in my opinion) in the article pertaining to Cripps Company's takedown request of the footage. Your statement was not political and I do admit that. I just feared it would have attracted the attention of AC trolls.

    Michael Ho's articles are a break from debate.

    Michael, did you ever teach or have any relatives that taught 7th grade science?

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