NASA's Mars Science Lab and Curiosity rover are the next steps in a long-term plan to travel farther and faster into space. Check out this visual tour of the future spacecrafts and tools that will get them there.
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An artist's rendering of the Curiosity rover, launched in November 2011 to investigate Mars' ability to sustain microbial life. The rover's arm extends 7 feet, with instruments to examine rocks and a drill for taking soil samples. The mast supports a camera for stereo viewing and a laser that vaporizes rocks to determine their composition. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
In this special, sponsored radio episode we’ll look at some terms around converged infrastructures and talk about how they’ve been applied in the past. Then we’ll turn to the present to see what’s changing.