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Minnesota professor helps Curiosity get first breath of Mars' air

Scientists will get a first breath of Mars' air thanks to to the help of a physics professor at Concordia College in Moorhead. Heidi Manning helped develop an instrument aboard the Mars rover that will take samples and identify chemicals on the red planet. Manning says the device will help scientists discover "the composition and the chemical makeup of that air that surrounds Mars."
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Scientists will get a first breath of Mars' air thanks to to the help of a physics professor at Concordia College in Moorhead. Heidi Manning helped develop an instrument aboard the Mars rover that will take samples and identify chemicals on the red planet. Manning says the device will help scientists discover "the composition and the chemical makeup of that air that surrounds Mars."

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