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Curiosity Media Teleconference
02.20.12
 

Participants:

Scott McCloskey, rover planner and drill systems engineer for Curiosity, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Avi Okon, rover planner and drill cognizant engineer for Curiosity, JPL

Louise Jandura, sample system chief engineer for Curiosity, JPL

Daniel Limonadi, lead systems engineer for Curiosity's surface sampling and science system, JPL

Joel Hurowitz, sampling system scientist for Curiosity, JPL




McCloskey - 1

First Curiosity drilling sample in the scoop› Full image and caption

McCloskey - 2

Schematic drawings showing a top view and a cutaway view of a section of the drill on NASA's Curiosity rover› Full image and caption

McCloskey - 3


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Okon - 1

Curiosity's first sample drilling› Full image and caption

Okon - 2

End of Curiosity's extended arm› Full image and caption

Okon - 3

Schematic drawings showing a top view and a cutaway view of a section of the drill on NASA's Curiosity rover› Full image and caption

Okon - 4

An animated set of three images› Full image and caption


Jandura - 1

This set of images from Mars shows the handiwork of different tools on three missions to the surface of Mars› Full image and caption

Jandura - 2

A group photo of some of the rocks used in bit development testing and lifespan testing in 2007› Full image and caption

Jandura - 3


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Limonadi - 1

This figure shows the location of CHIMRA on the turret of NASA's Curiosity rover› Full image and caption

Limonadi - 2

This image shows the location of the 150-micrometer sieve screen on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity› Full image and caption


Hurowitz - 1

Setting the scene for Curiosity's first drilling› Full image and caption

Hurowitz - 2

Drill area, called › Full image and caption

Hurowitz - 3

Nine small pits created by the rover's Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) laser› Full image and caption



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