altNASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has successfully obtained the first sample ever collected from the interior of a rock on another planet. The rock was selected for the first sample drilling because it may hold evidence of wet environmental conditions long ago. Watch Tech Briefs TV for the latest videos of the mission at www.techbriefs.com/tv/mars. Keep up with Curiosity at http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl.

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