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Curiosity Rover
NASA's latest mission to explore the surface of Mars. Roving the Red Planet since Aug. 5, 2012 (PDT) (Aug 6 UTC).
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Curiosity Rover 17h
Single and solitary! For now, at least.
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Curiosity Rover 23h
From Mars, with love. Send a Mars-inspired Valentine to your favorite Earthling:
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Curiosity Rover Feb 8
LIVE NOW! Talk to mission experts working on 's next Mars rover
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Curiosity Rover Feb 8
Earthlings! Get to know 's Mars 2020 rover. Join today's Q+A
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Curiosity Rover Feb 8
Right Round: Take a tour of Mars' Namib Dune in 4K
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Curiosity Rover Jan 29
Can’t wait to share science results from Namib Dune; but first, let me take a
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Curiosity Rover Jan 29
Hit it again? Sample-processing thwack actuator acting up. Team's reviewing. Sci continues
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Curiosity Rover Jan 26
Nope! My power source isn't solar. My MMRTG converts heat to electricity. More:
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
No, my instrument payload was dictated by the science goals of the mission, and no microphone was called for.
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
Yeah -- it's hard to do duckface when your eyes are on your mast and your sample-inlet ports are on your deck.
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
Seemed like a perfectly cromulent thing to do.
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
I take selfies with the MAHLI camera on the end of my arm. This animation shows how the process works:
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
It's the natural angle of the MAHLI camera on my arm. No need to spend time/energy reorienting the turret. Team processes images.
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
🎵Doo-doo-doo... looking out my hazcam 🎵
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
MAHLI has a handy dust cover that I keep on when the camera is not in use. It's the pink bit seen here.
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
You're going to have to come over. Looking forward to it!
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
All of me was made for a 2-Earth-year-long prime mission. (Still healthy!) MMRTG power will likely outlast mechanical parts.
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
You like dune buggies? Everybody likes dune buggies. at Mars' Namib Dune. Science team's full panorama soon.
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Curiosity Rover Jan 25
The rover abides. ' Opportunity landed 12 years ago this week. Science continues
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