Mars Rover Drills Into Planet for First Time

Curiosity's successful test paves way for bigger projects

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 8, 2013 5:46 PM CST

(Newser) – NASA's Mars rover has busted out a new tool to pry into the planet's secrets. Curiosity used a drill at the top of one of its arms to make a small hole in Martian rock, reports LiveScience. It was just a test, the...   Read full story »

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