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From Michigan to Mars

Posted: August 6, 2012

From Michigan to Mars

Rod Meloni recalls growing up as space-age kid, his lasting enthusiasm today

Local 4 Business Editor and author Rod Meloni attended our Mars Rover Landing party and interviewed AOSS student Shannon Curry and SPRL engineer Ken Arnett. Visit Click on Detroit for video and article.

Cheers for Mars Science Lab landingCheers for Mars Science Lab landing

As they waited for the scheduled landing of the heaviest and most sophisticated Mars rover, members of the 100-plus crowd at the Space Research Building crossed their fingers, knocked on wood and ate NASA's good luck snack---peanuts. And it worked. Full story

View photos and read Michigan Engineering's feature story on U-M's landing party (hosted by AOSS and SPRL).

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