NASA's Mars rover on a roll again

March 13, 2015 6:19 PM

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After some long-distance troubleshooting, NASA engineers have the Mars rover Curiosity back up after almost two weeks of down time.

Curiosity, the robotic rover that has been working on the surface of Mars since August 2012, on Wednesday successfully moved a sample of powdered rock from its drill to onboard scientific instruments after the rover had sat motionless -- with the powder -- for 13 days.

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