srijeda, 8. kolovoza 2012.

Nuclear generator powering the Mars rover Curiosity

Croatian Center of Renewable Energy Sources (CCRES) 
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Powering Curiosity

Did you know that the nuclear generator powering the Mars rover Curiosity was assembled by researchers at Idaho National Lab? Yesterday marked the beginning of Curiosity's two-year mission on the Martian surface.
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