Today, NASA’s Curiosity rover uses its 3D camera and tests its rock-zapping laser

By August 9, 2012March 24th, 2020Newswires
NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover is still more than a week away from actually roving anywhere, but that doesn’t mean the $2.5-billion car-sized robot buggy will just spin its wheels. Before roaming around, Curiosity will be running checks of all its systems, including its extensive HD camera systems and a laser spectrometer powerful enough to vapourize Martian Rock. 
 
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