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A car-sized rover Curiosity was designed for the purpose of exploration of Gale Crater on Mars. As a part of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission, it was launched from Cape Canaveral and landed on Aeolis Palus in Gale Crater. The landing location was given a name Bradbury Landing after sci-fi author Ray Bradbury.