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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - June 11, 2012

NASA Trims Down Curiosity's Landing Strip

NASA has trimmed down the distance that its new Mars rover will have to drive by getting Curiosity closer to its target spot after landing.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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