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What If the Curiosity Rover Finds Life on Mars?
Artist’s concept depicts the NASA Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover, a nuclear-powered mobile robot for investigating the Red Planet’s past or present ability to sustain microbial life.

Countdown to Mars Landing

August 5, 2012

Scientists are eagerly awaiting Monday August 6, when researchers at the Mars Science Laboratory will learn if the Curiosity rover has successfully landed on the red planet.