#MARS #CURIOSITY’S ROVER SENDS BACK FULL-CIRCLE PANORAMIC VIEW SEPT 4

 Photo credit NASA/JPL-Caltech

The stitched-together photo shows the rolling chemistry lab’s fresh tracks as it continues southeast toward its goal, Glenelg Intrigue, where it will take mineral samples of the convergence of three different types of Martian rocks. 

Over the weekend, Curiosity’s Chemistry and Mineralogy (CheMin) device ran a test analysis and used its Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument to collect a sample of Martian atmosphere.  

Source:   The Christian Science Monitor, September 4, 2012

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s