Richard Cook
Deputy Project Manager
Mars Science Laboratory

Aug. 24, 2012

Curiosity Rover Zaps a Rock, Starts to Roll

The rover is on its way to Glenelg, an area where scientists hope to drill into bedrock.

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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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