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Gov. Brown To Visit NASA Lab In Pasadena Responsible For Curiosity RoverGov. Jerry Brown is planning to visit the Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists responsible for the successful mission to land the rover Curiosity on Mars.
Mars Rover Curiosity To Land In 96-Mile-Wide CraterNASA's next Mars rover will land at the foot of a towering mountain inside a 96-mile-wide crater to search for evidence that the region once had conditions capable of supporting microbial life, project officials announced Friday.