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Curiosity seen from the front.

Curiosity seen from the front. | VIM | Scoop.it

Up to the left of the camera mast, up to the right seen verktøy-/instrumentplattformen the end of the robotic arm.

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Drawing of verktøy-/instrumentplattformen the end of the robotic arm on Curiosity

Drawing of verktøy-/instrumentplattformen the end of the robotic arm on Curiosity | VIM | Scoop.it

Legend:
1) Drill / drill,
2) Røntgenspektrometer,
3) Tools for taking soil samples and preparing them before handover to the scientific instruments for analysis,
4) Dust Brush and
5) Field Camera Lens

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Curiosity is ready for a nearly two-year assignment in Gale Crater on Mars

Curiosity is ready for a nearly two-year assignment in Gale Crater on Mars | VIM | Scoop.it

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The three nylon cords and data cables are cut at the top deck of Curiosity

The three nylon cords and data cables are cut at the top deck of Curiosity | VIM | Scoop.it

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Sky Crane maneuver is in full swing. While the descent stage and Curiosity moves down, hoisted Curiosity down from the descent stage.

Sky Crane maneuver is in full swing. While the descent stage and Curiosity moves down, hoisted Curiosity down from the descent stage. | VIM | Scoop.it

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Far left, front united in Curisity it works in the process of measuring the height and speed and send the data to the computer in the vehicle.

Far left, front united in Curisity it works in the process of measuring the height and speed and send the data to the computer in the vehicle. | VIM | Scoop.it

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El escudo térmico protege el contenido de la nave espacial contra el intenso calor causado por la fricción de la atmósfera marciana.

El escudo térmico protege el contenido de la nave espacial contra el intenso calor causado por la fricción de la atmósfera marciana. | VIM | Scoop.it

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El paso de envío ha terminado con su parte del trabajo y se desconecta

El paso de envío ha terminado con su parte del trabajo y se desconecta | VIM | Scoop.it

 

Sólo el capullo con la cáscara de nuevo, el escudo de calor y el objetivo contenido en un proceso controlado a través de la atmósfera marciana. (NASA)

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3 Generations of NASA’s Mars Rovers

3 Generations of NASA’s Mars Rovers | VIM | Scoop.it
NASA Mars rovers have come a long way in terms of size and capability since the rebirth of Red Planet surface exploration just 15 years ago – spanning from 1997 to 2012.
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Espacio (Space): Curiosity inicia su travesía en busca de respuestas ...

Espacio (Space): Curiosity inicia su travesía en busca de respuestas ... | VIM | Scoop.it
"Curiosity", el robot mejor equipado hasta la fecha para la exploración espacial, ha iniciado una travesía de 9,5 millones de kilómetros en ocho meses en busca de respuestas sobre la vida en Marte. Un cohete Atlas V ...
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En diciembre se lanzará la primera nave privada a la Estación Espacial - Europa Press

En diciembre se lanzará la primera nave privada a la Estación Espacial - Europa Press | VIM | Scoop.it
Europa PressEn diciembre se lanzará la primera nave privada a la Estación EspacialEuropa PressUn prototipo de nave espacial de pasajeros desarrollada por la firma privada Space Exploration Technologies, más conocida como Space X, se encuentra ya en...
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Curiosity description

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Drawing of Curiosity with an indication of the equipment it has.

Key:

1) Meteorological instruments at weather station,

2) mast cameras and navigation cameras,

3) Chemistry Camera with Laser,

4) UHF antenna for communications with the spacecraft in Mars orbit,

5) Radioactive driven thermoelectric generator,

6) Round Beam Antenna,

7) Hexagonal, directional antenna with a diameter of about 30 cm,

8) Instrument for measuring nøytronintensitet,

9) Wheels,

10) Particle Radiation detector,

11) Descent Camera,

12) Verktøy-/instrumentplattformen the end of the robotic arm,

13) robot arm. In addition, there are two instruments inside the body of Curiosity: chemical / mineral instrument and sample analysis of Mars.

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The wheels on the Curiosity has unfolded and it is just before the vehicle takes the hill

The wheels on the Curiosity has unfolded and it is just before the vehicle takes the hill | VIM | Scoop.it

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Back shell and parachute are disconnected. All eight rocket motors of the descent step in the process of slowing the decline rate further

Back shell and parachute are disconnected. All eight rocket motors of the descent step in the process of slowing the decline rate further | VIM | Scoop.it

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Heat shield is disconnected and cuttle, descent stage and Curiosity hangs in the parachute.

Heat shield is disconnected and cuttle, descent stage and Curiosity hangs in the parachute. | VIM | Scoop.it

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Without shipping stage races cocoon into the face of the Martian atmosphere.

Without shipping stage races cocoon into the face of the Martian atmosphere. | VIM | Scoop.it

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Eureka: Curiosity, el robot marciano más complejo de la historia

Eureka: Curiosity, el robot marciano más complejo de la historia | VIM | Scoop.it

Elsábado día 26 de noviembre ha dado comienzo una aventura apasionante.

Porque  la NASA se dispone a lanzar rumbo a Marte la nave más compleja, fascinante y revolucionaria que haya concebido el ser humano para el estudio del planeta rojo.

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Vulbus Incognita: USS Honorius - Star Trek

Vulbus Incognita: USS Honorius - Star Trek | VIM | Scoop.it

Nave espacial USS clase Sovereign construida en la Base Estelar 12 en el siglo 24.
Tras la destrucción de la USS Enterprise-D en Veridian III en 2371, pasó a llamarse Honorius, y puso en marcha en 2372 como USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-E). (SCEeBook: The Future Begins)

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Espacio (Space): La tecnología española despega con éxito hacia ...

Espacio (Space): La tecnología española despega con éxito hacia ... | VIM | Scoop.it
Investigadores y la industria española involucrada han celebrado con júbilo el despegue del cohete Atlas-V en cuyo interior se encuentra el vehículo "Curiosity" que cuenta con una estación medioambiental denominada ...
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