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Rover, Sky Crane, Heat Shield and Parachute Located from Orbit by HiRISE - Universe Today
More awesomeness from HiRISE! A new orbital image shows the Curiosity rover sitting on Mars’ surface, along with all the accoutrements needed to get it there safely: the heat shield, backshell, parachute, and the Sky Crane. The High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera captured this image just 24 hours after MSL’s landing. “This is like … Continue reading "Rover, Sky Crane, Heat Shield and Parachute Located from Orbit by HiRISE"