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MSL Mission and Curiosity Rover

Recently NASA has launched the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) with the aim to land and operate a rover named Curiosity on the surface of Mars. Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on Mars at Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. Curiosity will attempt a more precise landing than attempted previously and then help assess Mars’s ..

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Current Affairs : November 24, 2011

Shoes thrown at others, Pawar first to be assaulted Hitherto, prominent personalities have had footwear thrown at them but without contact being made. Union Agriculture Minister is the first dignitary to be assaulted. Pawar was slapped by a turbaned Sikh man, Mr. Harvinder Singh, who also took out his Kirpan when security guards tried to ..

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Presence of Salty Water on Mars

Recently, the high-resolution photographs taken by Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (Landed Mars in 2006) show fingerlike streaks up to five yards wide that appear on some steep slopes in the planet’s late spring. The observations show that these streaks grow and shift through summer, reaching hundreds of yards in length before they fade in winter. ..

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