Rosetta. Lune Ladee. Cassini-Huygens. Grail. Voyager. L'ordinateur d'Apollo 11, un exploit technologique - Journal du Net Solutions. Mars Curiosity. Mars Insight. Mars Opportunity. Lune Morpheus. Lune LRO. Jupiter Juno. Visualization Explorer for the iPad - Home. Etats-Unis: abandon des missions Mars avec l'Europe, les scientifiques consternés, Science Environnement. Missions: By Year: 2010-2019: Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity. Clara Ma (right), a 6th grader from Lenexa, Kan., suggested the name Curiousity for the rover.
The rover is almost the size of a small sport-utility vehicle. It is about 2.8 meters (9 feet long) and four times as heavy as NASA's twin Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. The first Mars rover, Sojourner, was about as big as a microwave oven. According to Adam Steltzner (the lead mechanical engineer for entry, descent and landing) the mach gauge shown during the landing used Martian mach numbers. Welcome to the Planetary Data System.