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Q.678

NASA successfully landed "Curiosity", an exploratory rover, on the surface of Mars on 6th August 2012 after a journey of more than half a year. One of the interesting bits about its design is that it has larger wheels than previous rovers. The wheels also have a pattern that provides better grip with a secondary purpose of leaving tracks can be used by cameras on-board to calculate how much distance was traveled by the rover.

The pattern is Morse Code for the letters "JPL". Why JPL?

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