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OnSight gives our rover scientists the ability to walk around and explore Mars right from their offices," said Dave Lavery, program executive for the Mars Science Laboratory mission at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
The Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft delivered Curiosity to its target area on Mars at 1:31:45 a.
Atos, an international IT services company, participates daily, along with the CNES (French National Centre of Spatial Studies) in programming CHEMCAN and SAM, two instruments of the rover Curiosity, the heart of NASA s Mars Science Laboratory programme.
Those observations followed up on earlier hints from another outcrop, which was exposed by thruster exhaust as Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory Project's rover, touched down.
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.
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.
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.