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Now That’s Rocket Science: An Interview with JPL’s Steve Collins

A couple weeks ago, I promised a couple interviews with members of the JPL Curiosity Rover team. Today we start with attitude control engineer Steve Collins, who’s been working for NASA for the last 20 years, starting with the failed Mars Observer orbiter, launched in 1992. Since that time, JPL has been responsible for numerous [...]

NASA successfully launches Curiosity rover

A new journey to Mars begins as the huge car-sized rover is launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It will take over eight months for the $2.5 billi…