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Amazing Photo of Mars Rover’s Destroyed Heat Shield

NASA's Mars Opportunity Rover has been sending back some really incredible photography detailing the unique landscape on Mars. This week, NASA released a true color-rendered photo showing the debris of the Opportunity's heat shield, which was destroyed during impact.

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Watch Live as NASA Assembles the Mars Rover

NASA has a little treat for all of us robot and/or space junkies out there. From 8 a.m. PT (11 a.m. ET) every morning, Monday-Friday, work begins at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif, as engineers carefully assemble the Curiosity Mars Rover. And you can watch them do it live with NASA’s Curiosity Cam. Other than occasional “maintenance periods” ...

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