News — 06 August 2012

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Tonight in Time Square, no less than a thousand people stood with the relatively monotonous din of the New York City streets around them, peering at a video monitor high above. As the sticky August night drew to a close and early morning arrived, the crowd swelled, and anticipation built: everyone was here to witness the fate of the Curiosity Mars rover.

It was a somewhat eerie scene, with everyone staring up at the monitor and listening intently to the radio feed over their smartphones. The footage itself — or lack thereof — was the same as what anyone could have watched at home, but for the people who ventured their way out this evening, they wanted to experience this moment as a group.

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