2013 Science and Environment Medal Recipient: David Lavery and the Mars Science Laboratory Team

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Lavery shepherded the development, launch and landing of the Curiosity rover that in just a few weeks proved lakes, rivers and ponds once speckled the surface of Mars. As the rover continues exploring Mars’ geology and climate, it is helping NASA assess the potential of a future human mission to the Red Planet.