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Old July 17 2012, 01:37 AM   #5
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Re: Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012

sojourner wrote: View Post
It still seems stupid to me that their answer to dust from the rocket plume was this Rube Goldbergian pulley system and jet away maneuver instead of, um, a dust cover.


I don't have much confidence in this working.
You mean like this?



I don't know, I doubt NASA's system would work as well.
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