NASA Mars Rover Will Face Dangerous Landing

NASA is preparing for its newest NASA Mars rover, Curiosity, to touch down on the Red Planet on August 6. The rover’s entry and descent will be nerve-wracking for NASA engineers, compounded by a 14-minute delay as the rover’s signals travel to Earth from Mars.

If successful, Curiosity will be the sixth NASA spacecraft to land on the Red Planet. VOA’s Suzanne Presto in Washington has more on the ambitious Mars mission.

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