com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Mars Science Laboratory project and its Curiosity rover are investigating whether conditions on Mars ever have been favorable for microbial life.
What does MSL stand for?
MSL stands for Mars Science Laboratory
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If the rock meets rover engineers' approval when Curiosity rolls up to it in coming days, it will become the first to be drilled for a sample during the Mars Science Laboratory mission.
The Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument, largest of the 10 science instruments for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, will examine samples of Martian rocks, soil and atmosphere for information about chemicals that are important to life and other chemical indicators about past and present environments.
The landing marks the start of the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission during which Curiosity will act as a mobile geologist, gathering and analysing samples from the surface.
The Mars Science Laboratory, better known as Curiosity, has sent back its first color photo from the Red Planet.
NASA said it will find out if its Mars Science Laboratory and rover, Curiosity -- designed to hunt for soil-based signatures of life and send back data to prepare for a future human mission -- landed safely at 1:31 a.
Byline: Ilene Aleshire The Register-Guard When the Mars Science Laboratory approaches the surface of Mars tonight and lowers the rover Curiosity to explore the planet's surface, two Corvallis men will be watching - and holding their breath.
g On Monday, the centre will join Nasa live for the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory - which is carrying the red planet rover vehicle Curiosity - and visitors can join in Mars Lander Lego challenges.