Mars Curiosity and Roving Tracks Seen By Orbiter | Video

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Published on Jul 24, 2013

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped imagery of the Mars Science Lab and the tracks its made on June 27th, 2013. The rover was studying its final Glenelg area target on the day of the photo-op. Watch more video from and about Curiosity here:http://goo.gl/0jQc2P

Credit: NASA / JPL / Original Music by Mark Peterson, Loch Ness Productions
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Curiosity’s Hazard Avoidance Camera Captures Second Drilling | Video

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Published on Jun 6, 2013

The Mars Science Lab drilled into a rock called ‘Cumberland’ on May 19th, 2013. The rover had a camera fixated on the task.

 

NASA Asian American Pacific Islander History Month – Pauline Hwang, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Published on May 3, 2013

Pauline Hwang, has been working on the Mars Science Laboratory project since 2010 starting at design and development into the operations phase of the mission. She was the Deputy Team Chief for Launch/Cruise/EDL operations for the uplink planning team and is currently working as a Tactical Uplink Lead for surface operations.

 

Ancient Mars Had Thicker Atmosphere, Curiosity Finds | Video

Published on Apr 12, 2013

The roving Mars Science Lab’s Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument tested for levels of the gas Argon in the atmosphere. Those levels indicate the Red Planet once had a more robust atmosphere, confirming what scientists previously thought.

Curiosity Finds Ancient Mars Habitable, Opportunity, Not So Much

Published on Mar 15, 2013

NASA Scientist Joel Hurowitz explains that favorable conditions for life on ancient Mars (found by Curiosity rock sample analysis) at the Gale Crater are in direct contrast with data from the Opportunity Rover about the Meridian Planum region.