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Curiosity Media Teleconference
01.15.13
 

Participants:

Richard Cook, MSL project manager, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Michael Malin, Mastcam principal investigator, Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego

R. Aileen Yingst, Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) deputy principal investigator, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson

Nicholas Mangold, Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) team member, University of Nantes, France

John Grotzinger, MSL project scientist, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena


Malin - 1

'Yellowknife Bay' › Full image and caption

Malin - 2

The right Mast Camera (Mastcam) of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover provided this contextual view of the vicinity of the location called 'John Klein,' selected as Curiosity's first drilling site. › Full image and caption

Malin - 3

This view shows the patch of veined, flat-lying rock selected as the first drilling site for NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. › Full image and caption


Yingst - 1

Diversity of grains found on the surface of a Martian rock › Full image and caption

Yingst - 2

This set of images from NASA's Curiosity rover shows a patch of rock before and after it was cleaned by Curiosity's Dust Removal Tool (DRT). › Full image and caption

Yingst - 3

Martian Rock Target 'Ekwir_1' › Full image and caption


Mangold - 1

This graphic from NASA's Curiosity mission shows close-ups of light-toned veins in rocks in the 'Yellowknife Bay' area of Mars together with analyses of their composition. › Full image and caption

Mangold - 2

This graphic from NASA's Curiosity mission shows an analysis of the composition of two rocks called 'Crest' and 'Rapitan' in the 'Yellowknife Bay' area of Mars. › Full image and caption

Mangold - 3

This set of images shows the similarity of sulfate-rich veins seen on Mars › Full image and caption


Grotzinger - 1

Outcrop at the › Full image and caption

Grotzinger - 2

Spherules in 'Yellowknife Bay' › Full image and caption

Grotzinger - 3

Outcrop called › Full image and caption

Grotzinger - 4

This image maps the traverse of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity from 'Bradbury Landing' to 'Yellowknife Bay,' with an inset documenting a change in the ground's thermal properties with arrival at a different type of terrain. › Full image and caption




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