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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Mars Curiosity team members to do reddit AMA

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If you’re not familiar with reddit, one of my and many others’ favorite features is the AMA, or “Ask Me Anything.” It’s where famous, and not so famous people, sign on and field questions from the reddit community.

Our own ‘CmdrTaco’ did one in July, and Thursday at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET, an engineer (or more) from the Mars Curiosity team will be on reddit taking questions about the project.

And, in case you missed it, we had a Google Hangout with Mars Curiosity crew members on Friday. The discussion touched on a number of topics, including Curiosity’s morning routine:

And yes, their favorite Mars movies:

Watch the full hangout here, and, in the lead-up to the AMA on Thursday, let us know your favorite AMAs in the comments .

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