WBZ WaterCooler: The Engineer Behind The Curiosity Mars Rover
BOSTON (CBS) – Photos from Mars taken by the Curiosity rover are coming back to NASA.
Curiosity touched down on Mars using a new landing technique. During the last few seconds, a rocket stage hovered and slowly lowered the six-wheel rover to the ground. The rocket stage then flew away and crashed.
Engineer Richard Rainen led the team that built the Curiosity rover.
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