Mars Rover Curiosity's Landing Day at JPL (Photos)

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Model of Curiosity on JPL Grounds

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A full-scale model of Curiosity on display at JPL prior to the actual rover's landing on Mars, August 5, 2012.
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Michael was a science writer for the Idaho National Laboratory and has been an intern at, The Salinas Californian newspaper, and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. He has also worked as a herpetologist and wildlife biologist. He has a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Sydney, Australia, a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. To find out what his latest project is, you can follow Mike on .
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