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Mon December 31, 2012

Forest Gibson: "Going Far Beyond Your Normal Reach"

The Curiosity Rover, in Spacecraft Assembly Facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, before its launch.
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When NASA launched the Curiosity Rover to Mars earlier this year, Forest Gibson found himself remembering his childhood. Like a lot of kids, Forest dreamed of being an astronaut. He imagined exploring space while launching model rockets outside his Yakima home.

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