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NASA Engineers Try To Remedy Stuck Probe On Mars

Support structure for the thermal probe called "the mole."
Support structure for the thermal probe called "the mole."

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Corrected: June 11, 2019 at 11:00 PM CDT
We incorrectly say mission managers plan to move a support structure out of the way this week. They're actually planning to do it sometime later in June.
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