The Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission will study chemistry of rocks, soil and air as the mission's rover, Curiosity, investigates Gale Crater on Mars.
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SAM Instrument at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission will study chemistry of rocks, soil and air as the mission's rover, Curiosity, investigates Gale Crater on Mars. SAM was built at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., where this image was taken.

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ID#:
PIA15100

Date added:
2011-11-28

Mission:
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

Spacecraft:
Curiosity

Instruments:
Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM)

Size:
4256 x 2832 pixels (width x height)

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PIA15100.tif (36.16 MB)

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Image credit:
NASA