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What If NASA Finds Life On Other Planets?

Last week, NASA landed a nine-foot-long, 2,000-pound robot named Curiosity on the surface of Mars by lowering it from a flying rocket–powered sky-crane after it traveled 350,000,000 miles through space. No big deal. But at the root of this far-out exploration are the questions we’ve been wondering since space exploration began: Is life unique to Earth? Are we the only ones looking to the stars?