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By arkar
Cape Canaveral : FL : USA | over 1 year ago  
Come Monday, all eyes will be on the NASA Mars rover, Curiosity as after its steady eight month journey to the Red Planet, the Mars Science Laboratory or MSL is expected to touch down...
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