Mars: Curiosity flexes its arm (w/video)

Photo: Curiosity’s workbench where samples collected by the arm are analyzed (Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech) SOURCE



September 6, 2012

On Wednesday, NASA’s unmanned Mars rover Curiosity passed another milestone. Having traversed 358 feet (109 m), the 4X4-sized, nuclear-powered explorer is one-quarter of the way from Bradbury landing to it’s first major destination, Glenelg. Now that Curiosity’s mobility system has had the bugs shaken out of it, it’s the arm’s turn to take center stage. Curiosity will spend the next six to ten days testing its seven-foot (2.1 m) arm and the set of tools that make up its “hand.” . . . Read Complete Report w/ slide show

from youtube

Mars Curiosity Rover FULL ANIMATION

Published on Aug 5, 2012 by 

This is the Full Animation of the Mars Curiosity Rover :).



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