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How Long will the Curiosity Mission Last?

Sun, 5th Aug 2012

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Question

Darren Anthony, via Facebook asked:

Assuming the landing goes according to plan, how long will the mission last?

Answer

David -   Well its supposed to last for 687 Mars days to 1 Mars year, throughout all the seasons.  Because its a nuclear powered rover though, if were still going after that time, well just keep right on trucking, and hopefully will last a good long time.

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