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UPDATE: Mars Rover Team IDs 'Bright Object'

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HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A small piece of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently fallen off into the Red Planet dirt, scientists announced this week.

Curiosity team members spotted the odd bright object on Sunday (Oct. 7) while studying photos of the rover's first Martian soil-scooping activity. Curiosity then spent much of Monday photographing the scrap further, allowing researchers to determine that it likely came off the 1-ton rover — though they're still not sure what exactly it is, or if its absence will affect Curiosity's mission appreciably. click here to read more

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