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Second NASA Rover Nears Landing on Mars

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Second NASA Rover Nears Landing on Mars

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Second NASA Rover Nears Landing on Mars

Second NASA Rover Nears Landing on Mars

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NASA's robot explorer Opportunity is nearing a landing on Mars. If all goes well it will touch down half a planet away from its twin, Spirit. The first rover landed three weeks ago and has developed communications problems after a promising start. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Joe Palca at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

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