Curiosity set to explore surface of Mars

After surviving 50-million-kilometer trip, NASA rover readies for first exploration of Red Planet.

    NASA's rover Curiosity is poised to make its first major journey on Mars.

    The nearly one-tonne vehicle landed on the surface of the Red Planet six weeks ago.

    Engineers are now wrapping up instrument checks and clearing the way for its mission on Mars.

    Al Jazeera’s Tarek Bazley reports.


    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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