NASA Mars Rover News: June 5

NASA Mars Rover News: June 5

June 5, 2013 at 11:24am on Curiosity Cam 20,352 followers

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Mission name: Mars Science Laboratory
Rover name: Curiosity rover
Size: About the size of a car -- 10 feet long (not including the arm), 9 feet wide and 7 feet tall!
Weight: 900 kilograms (2,000 pounds)
Features: Geology lab, rocker-bogie suspension, rock-vaporizing laser and lots of cameras
Mission: To search areas of Mars for past or present conditions favorable for life, and conditions capable of preserving a record of life
Launch: Nov. 26, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Arrival: August 5, 2012 PDT
Length of mission on Mars: The prime mission will last one Mars year or about 23 Earth months.
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