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NASA released a new 360-degree picture together explore Mars with Curiosity

via:博客园     time:2016/8/22 18:00:18     readed:1138

NASA recently released by the Curiosity Mars captured 360-degree panoramic video. This fragment was originally on Aug. 5 in a named & ldquo; Murray Hills & rdquo; area shot made, & ldquo; Murray Hills & rdquo; a distance of approximately 5400 meters Mount Sharp. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory indicate: & ldquo; peaks and terraces have been weathering a certain ability to rock cover, which will help save the cycle of piled deposited layer. & Rdquo;

Curiosity will have been & ldquo since 2012; live & rdquo; on Mars, which is the US space program as well as a significant breakthrough in the global scientific community. Curiosity weight of about 907 kg, which weighs about 80 kg of scientific instruments.

Curiosity's main task is to measure the soil sample analysis of Mars to search for signs of water and life. Devices transmit a bunch of laser light to the surface of Mars, so the soil particles are dispersed, so that the system can measure the chemical composition of dust particles analyzed.

NASA explained that the first task is to Curiosity & ldquo; find and measurement and analysis of an ancient living environment & rdquo ;, they think Curiosity has successfully completed the task. Curiosity is now a new task is to find more evidence to confirm whether there is or has been on Mars suitable for life environment.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said in a statement, said: & ldquo; A key goal is to understand how the environment is freshwater lakes evolve into a more serious, more dry environment. & Rdquo; NASA also announced, will prepare three other Mars missions with the European Space Agency in the coming years is expected to be deployed in 2020, such a machine on Mars Curiosity similar.

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