Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The EDL Team (Entry, Descent and Landing) at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab in California along with the world awaited the, nuclear powered roving laboratory Curiosity’s August 2012 landing in the Gale Crater in Mt. Olympus on Mars. The purpose for this mission is to find carbon based life utilizing SAM (Sample Analysis at Mars). An eight month journey for this six-wheeled rover with mounted panoramic 360°camera, we currently anticipate the transmission of detailed images and data about soil samples.
For updates go to: www.nasa.gov