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Meet Curiosity! Winning Student Essay Press Release Send Your Name to Mars! Meet Curiosity! Clara Ma, a 6th-grader from Lenexa, Kansas suggested the name for NASA's next Mars rover!  Read her essay about giving the Mars Science Laboratory rover the name Curiosity. 

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IF YOUR IDEA IS CHOSEN, YOU CAN WIN WALL-E PRIZES & A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA TO VISIT NASA'S JET PROPULSION LABORATORY TO SIGN YOUR NAME ON THE REAL ROVER GOING TO MARS! Step 1: Read the Rules Step 2: Learn About the Rover Step 3: Submit Your Idea
MARS ROVER NAMING CONTEST

NEXT MARS ROVER NAME ANNOUNCED!

Welcome, Curiosity!

Winning Student Essay    Press Release

The Name NASA's Next Mars Rover contest is now complete.
Names and essays were submitted by January 25, 2009.
The world-wide public poll of nine finalist rover names took place March 23-29, 2009.
NASA announced the name of its next Mars rover on May 27, 2009.

Don't forget: There's still time to Send Your Name to Mars!

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