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Mars Science Laboratory descends

Mars Science Laboratory descends

NASA / JPL

Mars Science Laboratory descends
In this still from a movie of Mars Science Laboratory's landing, the rover descends on cables from the backshell as retrorockets fire to slow its descent.

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