NASA Scientists Operate Mars Curiosity From Home Due to Lockdown

Earth might be on a pause; however, life goes on nevertheless in the distant skies and rocks. We've retreated back to our caves, yet the fruits of our endeavors, in this case, NASA's Curiosity rover, still continues to roam the far away. And of course, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory team hasn't abandoned its traveller amid the coronavirus pandemic: They've just gone 'textbook NASA'.

The team is continuing to explore the red planet despite not being able to go into their California office, instead, they've transitioned to controlling Curiosity from their home offices after NASA instructed its employees to work from home.

Moreover, they've successfully told Curiosity to drill into the Martian soil in an area called Edinburg by working on ordinary laptops and using simple red/blue 3D glasses.

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