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Magellan SAR and synthetic stereo mosaics by quadrangle

Pgm News: 9 September 2013

The Magellan SAR and Synthetic Stereo Mosaics were created back in 2002 by Vicki Hansen and Duncan Young at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. These are just visual Jpegs and currently do not have…

Sol 51 update on Curiosity from USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Back in Flagstaff

Astrogeology News: 27 September 2012

I haven't been following the MSL mission for the last couple days, traveling back to Flagstaff to give a talk about Mars rovers for the Flagstaff Festival of Science today at Lowell Observatory.…

Sol 746 Update on Curiosity from USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: NASA Teleconference

Astrogeology News: 10 September 2014

The Sol 744 drive went as planned (32 meters), and another drive is planned for Sol 746.  Because we can't see the terrain immediately beyond the small saddle dubbed "Jubilee Pass," the…

Sol 741-743 Update on Curiosity from USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Busy Weekend

Astrogeology News: 5 September 2014

The weekend plan is very ambitious, with a bunch of targeted remote science observations on Sol 741, contact science on Sol 742, and a long drive on Sol 743.  It has been a busy day for me as…

Sol 747 Update on Curiosity from USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Pahrump Hill mosaic

Astrogeology News: 11 September 2014

The Sol 746 drive put the rover in a good location for imaging the terrain ahead, which looks good for a long drive on Sol 747.  The Sol 746 data did not hit the ground until after 11:00 PDT …