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What Curiosity rover is up to next: Martian target practice

By The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:47 EDT
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A screenshot from NASA's "Mars Rover Landing" game on Xbox 360.
 
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What Curiosity rover is up to next: Martian target practice (+video) (via The Christian Science Monitor)

After nearly two Earth weeks on the surface of Mars, NASA’s rover Curiosity is getting set for target practice. Within the next few days, scientists using the laser-based ChemCam plan to zap their first rock, a three-inch chunk of what could be volcanic basalt sitting on the surface about nine feet…


 
 
 
 
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