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In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians work beneath NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission aeroshell, (containing the compact car-sized rover Curiosity), which has been mated to the cruise stage.
Final Touches on Curiosity
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In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a technician inspects beneath NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission aeroshell, (containing the compact car-sized rover Curiosity), which has been mated to the cruise stage.
Looking Under the Hood
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In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a section of the Atlas V payload fairing for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission hangs vertically from the ceiling.
Payload Fairing Upright
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In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the fairing acoustic protection (FAP) system lines the inside of the Atlas V payload fairing for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission.
A Close Look at Curiosity's Fairings
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In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the fairing acoustic protection (FAP) system lining the inside of the Atlas V payload fairing for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission comes into view as the fairing is lifted into a vertical position.
Curiosity's Rocket Fairing
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At the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, and the spacecraft's descent stage have been enclosed inside the spacecraft's aeroshell.
Mars Science Laboratory Aeroshell with Curiosity Inside
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At the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the "back shell powered descent vehicle" configuration, containing NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, is being placed on the spacecraft's heat shield.
Connecting Curiosity's Heat Shield and Back Shell
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At the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the "back shell powered descent vehicle" configuration, containing NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, is being rotated for final closeout actions.
Final Closeout Actions for Curiosity's Heat Shield and Back Shell
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At the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the "back shell powered descent vehicle" configuration of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory is being rotated for final closeout actions.
Rotating Curiosity's Back Shell Powered Descent Vehicle
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This is an artist's concept of the rover and descent stage for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft during the final minute before the rover, Curiosity, touches down on the surface of Mars.
Curiosity and Descent Stage, Artist's Concept
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This artist's concept depicts the moment immediately after NASA's Curiosity rover touches down onto the Martian surface.
A Moment After Curiosity's Touchdown, Artist's Concept
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This artist's concept depicts the moment that NASA's Curiosity rover touches down onto the Martian surface.
Curiosity Touching Down, Artist's Concept
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This artist's concept shows the sky crane maneuver during the descent of NASA's Curiosity rover to the Martian surface.
Curiosity's Sky Crane Maneuver, Artist's Concept
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This is an artist's concept of NASA's Curiosity rover tucked inside the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft's backshell while the spacecraft is descending on a parachute toward Mars.
Curiosity While on Parachute, Artist's Concept
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This is an artist's concept of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover parachute system.
Mars Science Laboratory Parachute, Artist's Concept
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This artist's concept depicts the interaction of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft with the upper atmosphere of Mars during the entry, descent and landing of the Curiosity rover onto the Martian surface.
Deceleration of Mars Science Laboratory in Martian Atmosphere, Artist's Concept
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This artist's concept shows thrusters firing during the entry, descent and landing phase for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission to Mars.
Mars Science Laboratory Guided Entry at Mars, Artist's Concept
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This is an artist's concept of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory aeroshell capsule as it enters the Martian atmosphere.
Curiosity Inside Aeroshell, Artist's Concept
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This is an artist's concept of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft approaching Mars.
Curiosity Approaching Mars, Artist's Concept
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This is an artist's concept of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft during its cruise phase between launch and final approach to Mars.
Mars Science Laboratory Spacecraft During Cruise, Artist's Concept
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This is an artist concept of the Atlas V541 launch vehicle that will carry NASA's Curiosity rover on its way to Mars.
Curiosity Launch Vehicle, Artist's Concept
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This artist concept features NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover along with an illustrated astronaut bird.
Curiosity Launch Tweetup
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NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission reached a milestone in September 2011.
Primary Structure for MAVEN Spacecraft
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At the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover, known as Curiosity, will be integrated with a rocket-powered descent stage (shown here to the left of the rover).
Curiosity Awaits Descent Stage
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At the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, an overhead crane is being lowered over a rocket-powered descent stage for integration with NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover, known as Curiosity.
Descent Stage Gets Ready
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