Beverly, Massachusetts: Explore Mars, Inc., is joining the mission to inspire students to participate in Orion’s first space flight in 2014 through NASA’s Exploration Design Challenge (EDC). The Explore Mars organization will be collaborating with NASA, Lockheed Martin, and the National Institute of Aerospace to encourage students in the U.S. and abroad [...]
This image of Mount Sharp was assembled from a dozen of telephoto images. The component images were taken by the 100-millimeter-focal-length telephoto lens camera mounted on the right side of Curiosity’s remote sensing mast, during sol 45 (Sept. 20, 2012).
This layered mound, also called Aeolis Mons, in the center of Gale Crater rises more than [...]
On 15 November 2012 JPL again hosted a telephone conference about the Curiosity mission. The participants were:
Ashwin Vasavada, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.; Deputy Project Scientist for Mars Science Laboratory
Manuel de la Torre Juarez, JPL; Investigation Scientist and Co-Investigator for Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) on Curiosity
Claire Newman, Ashima Research, Pasadena; Collaborator for REMS [...]