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Mars Science Laboratory

The Atlas V541 launch that will carry NASA's Curiosity rover is drawing near. INL is proud to support the Mars Science Laboratory by providing the battery that will help power the mission. Get prepared for blast off by checking out all these cool resources.




View artists concepts of the rover landing on Mars or photos taken by NASA as they prepare for launch. (All images and video on this page are courtesy of NASA.)

You can learn more about this and other missions at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Reporters and bloggers please refer to NASA's media archive.


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