This frame from an animation shows the location of a set of Hazard-Avoidance cameras on the back of NASA's Curiosity rover.
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Curiosity's Hazard Cameras Ready for Action

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This artist's animation shows the location of a set of Hazard-Avoidance cameras on the back of NASA's Curiosity rover. Each camera is protected by a clear dust cover, shown here popping off.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, manages the Mars Science Laboratory mission for the NASA Science Mission Directorate, Washington.

Image details

ID#:
PIA15960

Date added:
2012-08-03

Mission:
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

Spacecraft:
Curiosity

Instruments:
Hazard Avoidance Camera (MSL)

Size:
1279 x 720 pixels (width x height)

Rating:



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1,452

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15960.tif (2.76 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15960.jpg (0.09 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech