Mars Curiosity Rover Serves As “Goodwill Ambassador” For Agency

The Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-sci-nasa-jpl-curiosity-pr-20121201,0,5350955.story?track=rss (12/1, Khan, 692K) reported, “NASA’s Curiosity rover was designed to search Mars for places capable of supporting life. But the $2.5-billion mission has another, unofficial objective: To serve as a goodwill ambassador for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Ca ada Flintridge at a time when funding for planetary exploration […]

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