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Topic - Arthur Amador
The Mars rover Curiosity is hitting the road.
A NASA spacecraft hurtling toward Mars prepared to fire its thrusters Wednesday to put itself on course for an August landing.
NASA's latest rover to Mars fired its thrusters Wednesday to adjust its course to the red planet for a landing in August.
Firing on all engines, NASA's latest rover to Mars executed a course adjustment Wednesday that put it on track for a landing on the red planet in August.
"It's nice to see some Martian soil on our wheels," mission manager Arthur Amador said in a statement Wednesday.
"We're now right on target to fly through the eye of the needle" at the top of the Martian atmosphere, said mission manager Arthur Amador.