Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Curiosity and the Solar Storm

Source - NASA Science News for Dec. 14, 2011

Last month, a massive solar storm launched itself toward Mars just as NASA's new rover, Curiosity, was blasting off from Cape Canaveral in the same direction. The coincidence heralds a new job for the multi-talented rover: For the next 9 months, Curiosity will monitor solar storms en route to the Red Planet.


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