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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#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.

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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