NASA's Mars rover ready to 'drive, drive, drive'September 12, 2012|Irene Klotz | Reuters. A NASA handout photo shows the three left wheels of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combined in two images that were taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on September 9, 2012.
Mars rover Opportunity finds strange spheresMars rover Opportunity finds strange spheres. Mars rover Opportunity sent this picture of these microscopic spheres to NASA.
Mars rover snaps high-resolution photos of itself (+video)This view of the three left wheels of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines two images that were taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 34th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Sept.
NASA's Mars rover ready to 'drive, drive, drive'Curiosity to head to first major science target. * One more day of instrument checks on Thursday. * Two-year mission to assess conditions for life.
Mars rover Curiosity to hit the road again after wrapping up health checkups ...LOS ANGELES - The Mars rover Curiosity is preparing to roll again after it completes its health checkups this week, project managers said Wednesday.
Mars Rover Set to "Drive, Drive, Drive"—Headed for "Prize" Mountain... Drive, Drive"—Headed for "Prize" Mountain. Plus: Why Curiosity may soon show its inner WALL-E. Picture of Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on NASA's Curiosity. Built for close-ups, the Curiosity rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager sits on a robotic arm.
Mars Rover Spectrometer Finishes Calibration-Target ReadingThe Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons (DAN) instrument, mounted near the rear of the rover, was given commands for a nearly six-hour reading after the Mars-afternoon communications pass by NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter. DAN is used to check whether the ...
Mars rock hound: Rover Curiosity prepares to head for unique formationNASA's Mars rover Curiosity has provided a sweeping panorama of its new home in Gale Crater, provided what one researcher calls a dog's-eye view of the rover's underside, and now aims to raise its eyes to the sky to capture the transit of the Martian ...
Mars Rover Curiosity 'Flawlessly' Acing Health ChecksNASA's Mars rover Curiosity is on the verge of passing a rigorous month-long health checkup with flying colors, scientists announced today (Sept.
Mars rover Curiosity working 'flawlessly': NASAThis view of the lower front and underbelly areas of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity was taken by the rover's camera on September 9. Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars more than a month ago, appears to be working "flawlessly" as it prepares to continue ...
Robot arm in good shape, Mars rover set to resumed trekEngineers testing the Curiosity Mars rover are wrapping up a series of robot arm calibration and motion tests before resuming a slow trek toward a nearby rock formation this weekend, on the lookout for a suitable stone to reach out and touch in an ...
Will NASA's Mars rover find signs of life? A QThe Mars rover Curiosity - the centerpiece of NASA's $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission - has 10 instruments to help it characterize the Martian environment and determine if the planet ever had the potential to support life.
Nasa Curiosity rover begins Mars science mission todayDuring 1997's Mars Pathfinder mission, one in three sols were lost because something happened unexpectedly and the rover halted operations. During the Spirit and Opportunity rover missions, which landed in 2004, lost sols were down to just one in 10.
NASA Makes Most Of Curiosity Rover DataNASA Makes Most Of Curiosity Rover Data. New Mission Data Processing and Control System (MPCS) uses techniques including graphical views to make raw data from Mars rover useful to more team members inside NASA. By Dan Taylor · InformationWeek ...
Mars Curiosity rover readies for Red Planet trekNASA's Mars Curiosity rover has completed the delicate calibration of a robotic arm as it awaits further instructions in Gale Crater near the Martian equator.
Mars rover fulfills dream for MSU alumnaNow, about 22 years later, the Montana State University graduate, who grew up on a Gallatin County farm, saw her dream come true when the rover Curiosity landed on Mars. As head of the rover's mobility team and an engineer at the Jet Propulsion ...
NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity nears completion of Robotic Arm TestsPasadena, CA - NASA's Mars Curiosity team has almost finished robotic arm tests in preparation for the rover to touch and examine its first Martian rock.
Mars Rover Curiosity Uses MAHLI Camera To Send Back Detailed Self-Portraits ...This view of the lower front and underbelly areas of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines nine images taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 34th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Sept.
Mars rover Curiosity working 'flawlessly': NASA09/13/2012 For the past week, the rover, which touched down on August 6, has undergone a series of instrument tests, as well as a rebooting of its steering computers, and everything so far appears fine, according to officials with the Jet Propulsion ...
Mars Rover Curiosity sends back 3-D imageA 3-D image view from the Mars rover Curiosity. The image was taken from the Bradbury Landing site inside Gale Crater using the left and right eyes of the navigation camera.