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The Madeleine Brand Show for August 6, 2012




Members of the project leadership team pass out high fives to engineers from mission control before a press conference at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Sunday night.
Members of the project leadership team pass out high fives to engineers from mission control before a press conference at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Sunday night.
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We bring you an update on the shooting in Wisconsin at a Sikh temple yesterday that left seven people dead. Plus, NASA's Curiosity rover makes it to Mars! What's next for the far-from-home robot. Then, can a soda tax help curb obesity? Reporter Jed Kim takes us inside another unusual sport: bicycle polo. We take a look back at the 1972 Munich Olympics.