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Fri October 12, 2012
Curiosity Rover Gets the 'Scoop' on Mars
Originally published on Fri October 12, 2012 12:45 pm
Curiosity scooped its first sample of Martian soil on Oct. 7, but activities were halted after a small, bright object — which NASA now says is likely a piece of plastic from the rover — was spotted on the ground. Mike Watkins, Curiosity's mission manager, provides an update.