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First Anniversary of Mars Rover Landing

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August 6, 2013
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The first anniversary of the suspenseful "sky crane" landing of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on the Red Planet is celebrated at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California on August 5, 2013.


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