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Curiosity's Belly
2012-09-12 08:36:26

Over the weekend, NASA's Curiosity rover went through some activities designed to check and characterize precision movements by the rover's robot arm.

2012-09-02 23:15:15

Starting August 31, 2012 and lasting through September 30, 2012, Bill Jacobs Land Rover of Hinsdale will be looking to purchase 3 million dollars worth of pre-owned vehicles during their Major

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2012-08-29 18:45:53

Curiosity's trek on top the Martian surface has officially commenced, as the rover took off on Tuesday towards a destination about a quarter mile away.

Curiosity's Mars Descent In High Definition
2012-08-24 10:25:39

NASA posted a high-resolution video of its Curiosity rover as it descended towards the Mars surface during its "seven minutes of terror."

Curiosity Takes A Stroll Across Martian Surface
2012-08-23 05:02:36

NASA announced that Curiosity has begun driving across the Martian landscape, leaving its landing site for the first time since the August 5th landing. Combining forward, turn and reverse segments, Curiosity made its first movements, ending up roughly 20 feet from where it started.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.