Curiosity's Mars Mission: View The Amazing Technology
NASA's high-flying science lab is on a long-term mission to assess the habitability of Mars with tools that include a drill, scoop, camera, and on-board testing.
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Pictured is an artist's rendering of Curiosity examining a rock on Mars. The rover is using two instruments located on its arm: A drill to collect rock samples and a scoop to pick up soil. Curiosity will employ other tools to analyze the samples.
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