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The Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft and the rover known as Curiosity are on their way to the Red Planet after lifting off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41 shortly after 10am EST Saturday.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden toured Kegman Inc. of Melbourne, Fla., one company that supplied technology and engineering support to the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover.
NASA will be embarking on its fourth rover mission to Mars on Saturday with the launch of the long-anticipated rover Curiosity.
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, which is scheduled to launch this week, has the potential to be the most productive Mars surface mission in history. That's due in part to its nuclear heat and power source.
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