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Nasa To Test Laser By Zapping Martian Rock

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

US space agency Nasa's Curiosity rover is to carry out its first laser target practice by zapping a Martian rock.Scientists have chosen a rock 10 feet away from the six-wheeled explorer's landing site, where it will flex its robotic arm and take aim.It is one of 10 tools Curiosity will use to break rocks and scoop up soil, exploring whether the planet's environment might once have supported life in the form of microscopic organisms.
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