Photos: Mars probe launched

Curiosity Mars rover

Credit: NASA

This drawing features NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover, a mobile robot for investigating Mars' past or present ability to sustain microbial life.

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Associated Press

Posted on November 26, 2011 at 11:05 AM

The world's biggest extraterrestrial explorer, NASA's Curiosity rover, rocketed toward Mars on Saturday on a search for evidence that the red planet might once have been home to itsy-bitsy life.


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