NASA scientists named the Curiosity touch-down area Bradbury Landing after writer Ray Bradbury, seen on screen, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. The ... more 
NASA scientists named the Curiosity touch-down area Bradbury Landing after writer Ray Bradbury, seen on screen, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. The six-wheel rover made its first test drive on Wednesday as a warm-up for the long trek to the mountain expected later this year. Shown from left: Dr. Michael Meyer, lead scientist for the Mars Exploration program at NASA Headquarters, Peter Theisinger, MSL project manger, NASA JPL, Pasadena; Matt Heverly, Lead Curiosity Driver; Roger Wiens, principal investigator of ChemCam, and Joy Crisp, MSL deputy project scientist. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Damian Dovarganes
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 4:46 PM EDT