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Old July 24 2012, 03:20 AM   #18
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Re: Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012

publiusr wrote: View Post
The ultimate nightmare scenario would be for everything to almost work--the reel to deploy cables fine without snags--the rover deploys its wheels--then all the lines...save one...detach. When the crane jets away--it yanks the rover enough to trash it.

Murphy being what it is and all.
i keep thinking of that everytime i think about this mission

anyway, 13 days!
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