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Geologist having fun roving Mars The Albuquerque Tribune

Larry Crumpler is having the road trip of his life. The Albuquerque scientist may not have his foot on the gas pedal, but as part of the Mars Exploration Rover Team, he’s got the next best job. He’s hanging out in the back, checking out the scenery and telling the engineers driving the Spirit rover where to send the robotic vehicle in its jaunt across the alien landscape of Mars.