Super-size Mars rover blasts off, biggest robotic explorer ever built to roam another planet

Full story: Medincine Hat News

A super-size rover zoomed toward Mars on an 8 1/2-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot ever sent to explore another planet.
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Ronny

Toronto, Canada

#1 Nov 26, 2011
... to Mars. We'll get it on the ground and see what we find."

It was designed by Prof. Ralf Gellert of the University of Guelph.

http://www.topix.com/forum/ca/guelph-on

The tool will analyze chemical elements in Martian rocks and soil.

"It's a good model for partnership for Canada," said ... Comment?

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