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Curiosity Media Teleconference
08.17.12
 

Participants

John Grotzinger - Curiosity project scientist, California Institute of Technology

Roger Wiens - ChemCam principal investigator, Los Alamos National Laboratory


John Grotzinger -1

Full-resolution self-portrait shows the deck of NASA's Curiosity rover This full-resolution self-portrait shows the deck of NASA's Curiosity rover from the rover's Navigation camera.
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John Grotzinger - 2

The landing site of NASA's Curiosity rover This image shows the landing site of NASA's Curiosity rover and destinations scientists want to investigate.
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John Grotzinger - 3

A closer view of the landing site of NASA's Curiosity rover and a destination nearby known as Glenelg This image shows a closer view of the landing site of NASA's Curiosity rover and a destination nearby known as Glenelg.
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John Grotzinger - 4

Naming the Scour Marks Scientists have now named the four marks near NASA's Curiosity rover where blasts from the descent stage rocket engines blew away some of the Martian surface material.
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John Grotzinger - 5

Goulburn Scour Mark This cropped image from NASA's Curiosity rover shows one set of marks on the surface of Mars where blasts from the descent-stage rocket engines blew away some of the surface material.
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John Grotzinger - 6

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Image This image (cut out from a mosaic) shows the view from the landing site of NASA's Curiosity rover toward the lower reaches of Mount Sharp, where Curiosity is likely to begin its ascent through hundreds of feet (meters) of layered deposits.
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Roger Wiens, Chem Cam - 1

Head of mast on Mars rover Curiosity This view of the head of the remote sensing mast on the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, Curiosity, shows seven of the 17 cameras on the rover.
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Roger Wiens, Chem Cam - 2


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Roger Wiens, Chem Cam -3

Readying CheamCam This image shows the calibration target for the Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on NASA's Curiosity rover.
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Roger Wiens, Chem Cam - 4

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Image This image shows the calibration target for the Chemistry and Camera instrument on NASA's Curiosity rover before it was installed on the rover and readied for launch.
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Roger Wiens, Chem Cam - 5

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Image This mosaic shows the calibration target for the Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on NASA's Curiosity rover, as seen by the ChemCam's remote micro-imager.
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Roger Wiens, Chem Cam - 6

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Image This mosaic image shows the first target NASA's Curiosity rover aims to zap with its Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument.
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Roger Wiens, Chem Cam - 7

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Image This close-up image shows the first target NASA's Curiosity rover aims to zap with its Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument.
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