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Curiosity Adds Reverse Driving

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 02:14 AM

Curiosity Adds Reverse Driving for Wheel Protection


www.nasa.gov said:

Terrain that NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is now crossing is as smooth as team members had anticipated based on earlier images from orbit.

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the rover covered 329 feet (100.3 meters), the mission's first long trek that used reverse driving and its farthest one-day advance of any kind in more than three months.

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