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Track NASA's New Mission to Mars

Mars Science Laboratory mission team members ran mobility tests on California sand dunes in early May 2012 in preparation for operating the Curiosity rover.

Curiosity is scheduled to land this Sunday evening. Of course, NPR is indulging your inner geek accordingly, with stories abouthopes for the mission,  the  unlikely engineering team that designed the lander, and an interview with the teenager who named Curiosity.

As scientists aniticpate massive public interest in Mars' life-sustaining capabilities,  NASA is making a live stream readily available from the get-go. Avoid missing a minute:

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