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From Mars Daily by Staff Writers
Pasadena CA (JPL) May 13, 2013
NASA Curiosity Rover Team Selects Second Drilling Target on Mars
The team operating NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has selected a second target rock for drilling and sampling. The rover will set course to the drilling location in coming days
This second drilling target, called “Cumberland,” lies about nine feet (2.75 meters) west of the rock where Curiosity’s drill first touched Martian stone in February. Curiosity took the first rock sample ever collected on Mars from that rock, called “John Klein.” . . . Read Complete Report
And while we’re talking about Mars. . .
From Mail Online (UK)
PUBLISHED: 16:50 EST, 12 May 2013 | UPDATED: 17:03 EST, 12 May 20 2012
How 3,500 of us want a one-way trip to Mars and be filmed on a ‘space-age reality TV programme’
More than 3,500 Britons have applied for a one-way ticket to Mars under a bold plan to fly four people there every year from 2023.
The colonists have to agree to stay on the red planet for the rest of their lives – and be filmed for a reality TV programme.
Mars One, the Dutch company behind the project, says energy will come from solar panels and eats will be grown on the planet. The venture has attracted 78,000 applications from more than 120 countries. . . . Read Complete Report
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