Mars Curiosity rover gets back to sending snapshots

By Alan Boyle, Science Editor, NBC News

After a week of down time due to a computer glitch, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover is once again sending back pictures of its rocky Red Planet locale at Yellowknife Bay. In this fresh panorama, the rover looks as if it’s sticking its drill-equipped robotic arm right in your face.

“That drill is hungry, looking for something tasty to eat, and ‘you’ (loaded with water and organics) are it,” jokes scientist-writer Ken Kremer, who collaborated with …

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