Year in Review (Part I) – Mars exploration dominates a year of redefinition

December 26, 2012 by Chris Gebhardt

The year 2012 was a year like none other for NASA, one dominated not by human spaceflight activities but by redefinition. That redefinition saw the prominent rise of unmanned planetary exploration both for NASA and the general public. And nothing was as meaningful or as widely watched in 2012 for NASA as what happened on the morning of 6 August 2012: the landing of Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory, on Mars.

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