Space rover 'Curiosity' successfully lands on the Red Planet.

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown reports:

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When the Mars Science Laboratory's 'Curiosity' rover popped its parachute and fired its retro rockets to bring itself slowly to the Martian soil, NASA scientists cheered. But now the work begins, says NASA Chief Charles Bolden...

(Bolden) "'Curiosity' will spend the next two years seeking answers to one of humanity's oldest questions, as it investigates whether conditions have favored development of microbial life on the Red Planet."

The rover, about the size of a smart car, is able to analyze soil to see if simple life ever existed on Mars.

Eben Brown, FOX News Radio

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