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Old 08-06-2012, 11:05 PM   #2
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Default Re: First image from Curiosity on Mars.

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Originally Posted by MACH1 View Post
LOL

The next photo will be a puff of smoke

Possibly the coolest Curiosity instrument is the ChemCam, which uses a laser beam to shoot rocks (and maybe a Martian or two) in order to vaporize a small sample

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/20...red+Science%29

The technology required to make this happen is breathtaking
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