• Atlas V lifts off with Mars Science Laboratory

    Date:28 November 2011 Tags:, ,

    Nasa began a historic voyage to Mars with the 26 November launch of the Mars Science Laboratory, which carries a car-sized rover named Curiosity. Liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard an Atlas V rocket occurred at 10:02 am EST (7:02 am PST). Watch as Atlas V roars off the launch pad sending Nasa's next Mars rover toward the Red Planet…

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