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Mars Rover Curiosity Mission. Artists image of the Curiosity rover on Mars. Mars Rover Curiosity: Mission Stats. Take notes! (p.19 of your notebook) Launched Nov. 26, 2011 Arrived Aug. 5, 2012 (36 weeks later) Duration: 2 years on Mars Rover weighs almost 1 ton (1,982 lbs) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Artists image of the Curiosity rover on MarsMars Rover Curiosity Mission

  • Mars Rover Curiosity:Mission StatsTake notes! (p.19 of your notebook)Launched Nov. 26, 2011Arrived Aug. 5, 2012 (36 weeks later)Duration: 2 years on MarsRover weighs almost 1 ton (1,982 lbs)Distance traveled from Earth to Mars:352 million miles (567 million kilometer)Remember yesterday? Like standing on a peppercorn and hitting a pinhead 42 away

  • Mars Rover Curiosity:Mission GoalsUnderstand the geologyDid it ever have life?Could it sustain life in the future?

    The first high-resolution color mosaic from NASA's Curiosity rover, showing the geological environment around the rover's landing site in Gale Crater.

  • Mars Rover Curiosity:ImagesMars Rover Image GalleryFirst Curiosity video: 360 degree view of landing siteSo much to see!nasa.govLayers at the base of Mt. Sharp (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

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