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Curious about Curiosity?

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One of Curiosity's 17 cameras - the Mars Hand Lens Imager - captures one of the rover's first images of the Martian surface on Sol 1, or Aug. 6, Curiosity's first day of operations on the red planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems/Getty)
The latest Mars rover, Curiosity, has sent its first colour photos back to Earth. Quirks & Quarks host Bob McDonald joined Rebecca to explain what the photos, and the mission, are all about.

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