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[b]Liftoff! Curiosity bound for Mars[/b]
The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) spacecraft, including the rover Curiosity, lifted off at 10:02 a.m. EST (1502 GMT) on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41.
Forty-four minutes later at 10:46 a.m. EST, the spacecraft separated from rocket's Centaur upper stage, starting Mars Science Laboratory on its 354 million mile journey to the red planet.
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