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Sunday, February 10, 2013
Curiosity rover collects first Martian bedrock sample
The animation above depicts NASA's Curiosity rover drilling into Martian bedrock.
The rover used a drill attached to the end of its robotic arm to bore into the Martian surface. Curiosity beamed drilling images and other data to Earth yesterday.
First Martian bedrock sample
New discoveries from NASA's 'Curiosity' rover's mission to Mars
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