Mars Curiosity and Roving Tracks Seen By Orbiter | Video


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:

Credit: NASA / JPL / Original Music by Mark Peterson, Loch Ness Productions
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Marks On Mars’ Dunes – Caused By Dry Ice? | Video


Published on Jun 12, 2013

NASA turned an Earth dune into a dry ice ‘slip and slide’ to see how downhill flow features are forming on Mars. In the case of dry ice, the frozen carbon dioxide interacting with the sand, created a CO2 gas pillow for the ice to ride on.

Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech


Curiosity’s Hazard Avoidance Camera Captures Second Drilling | Video


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.