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Old July 17 2012, 01:39 AM   #6
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Re: Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012

I'm reminded of the issues launching the Space Shuttle, when it seemed that a component costing maybe $2000.00 could cause a catastrophic failure.

Or the famous metric vs. SAE mistake that ended up costing the US a Mars lander...


the more things you put into something, the more things you have that can go wrong...

Don't get me wrong, I sincerely hope they pull this off, but my feelings on the chances,
mighty slim odds..
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