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Well -- you can't really call yourself a rover if you sit still time.
So finally today a couple of weeks after landing on Mars curiosity set to go for this test drive not a big -- only about ten feeders so.
But for NASA scientists running this mission this is a very big deal.
Curiosities six wheels will take it forward.
-- an upturn do what's right that -- -- back up a little bit almost like parallel parking except there's.
Really no competition for parking spots up there there is a slight problem with one of the -- wind sensors we've just found out but NASA says.
That is not a huge deal if all goes well today the rover will soon start going on longer drives exploring craters and mountains and looking for.
Any signs that Mars was ever a place where life could exist.
There are ten different scientific instruments on board curiosity they're already being put to use they're measuring the soil they -- for hydrogen.
You can't have water without hydrogen so that's why they're doing that this is a two year mission.
Two and a half billion dollars it's just getting started today for the first time since the rover landed things will really get moving so we'll keep an eye on that keep you posted back to --
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