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Daily Cycles of Radiation and Pressure at Gale Crater
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Instrument: Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD), Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS)
Size: 1889 x 1412
This graphic shows the daily variations in Martian radiation and atmospheric pressure as measured by NASA's Curiosity rover. As pressure increases, the total radiation dose decreases.
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