Surprising Features on the Mars Rover Curiosity

Surprising Features on the Mars Rover Curiosity

By The Editors Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

This week in Mars news, the NASA rover “Curiosity” (also the name of a new perfume for cats) successfully landed on the red planet. The mission, which has been in the works since 2004, cost about 2.5 billion dollars! While our sources tell us about a tenth of that money was spent getting all 18,800 NASA employees “Curiosity” windbreakers, the rest went to building the actual spacecraft. Although much has been made of the rover’s plutonium power source and its state of the art mobility system, there are TONS of other neat features that have gone unreported! Which is why we at MAD felt it was our earthly duty to reveal these…

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