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Watch the Curiosity rover in action

These videos show off some of the Mars Science Laboratory team's greatest trials and tribulations.
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The successful August 6 landing of NASA’s latest Mars rover, Curiosity, was a great moment for planetary exploration and public excitement in space alike. Now safely exploring the geology within the Red Planet’s Gale Crater for signs of past habitability, the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) has already gone through a tremendous amount on its interplanetary journey. I covered much of its story in “Curiosity’s first days on Mars,” but space limitations always make it hard to include everything.

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