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PASADENA, Calif. — In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet’s past.
A chorus of cheers and applause echoed through the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Sunday night after the most high-tech interplanetary rover ever built signaled it had survived a harrowing plunge through the thin Mars atmosphere.
“Touchdown confirmed,” said engineer Allen Chen. “We’re safe on Mars.”
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Crufts Dog Show 2014 is underway at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England, March 6-9, 2014.
Photos of Fairfield Prep vs. Hillhouse Boys Basketball SCC Championship Photos by Melanie Stengel mstengel@nhregist
Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register March 5, 2014 New Haven Ash Wednesday at St. James Episcopal Church in the Fair
Ash Wednesday opened the liturgical 40-day period of Lent, on March 4, 2014.
President Barack Obama, joined by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other area governors, spoke at Central Connecticut Stat