Leicester Uni land on Mars

The University of Leicester is involved in a NASA project which has landed a spacecraft on Mars called Curiosity.

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Leicester's Space Centre celebrates successful Mars landing

The largest and most advanced spacecraft ever sent to another planet has landed safely on Mars ... and a scientist from the Midlands is playing a major part in the success of the mission.

Dr John Bridges from the University of Leicester is leading a team of scientists working on the project named "Mars Curiosity". Gareth Owen reports.

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