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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - July 17, 2012

Land The Mars Curiosity Rover On Mars Through Xbox Live

A game just released by Microsoft gives users an experience that NASA engineers will have to deal with in real life: landing the new Curiosity rover on the Red Planet.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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