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    Curiosity lands on Mars

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    By: Jennifer Fairhurst
    The six-wheeled rover Curiosity was lowered to the Martian surface on three nylon tethers suspended from a hovering "sky crane" kept airborne with retro rockets.An expected signal confirming that the robot had landed was received on Earth at 6.31am UK time.