PIA15960: Curiosity's Hazard Cameras Ready for Action
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Hazcam (MSL)
Product Size: 1279 x 720 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Full-Res TIFF: PIA15960.tif (2.764 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA15960.jpg (89.36 kB)

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This artist's animation shows the location of a set of Hazard-Avoidance cameras on the back of NASA's Curiosity rover. Each camera is protected by a clear dust cover, shown here popping off.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, manages the Mars Science Laboratory mission for the NASA Science Mission Directorate, Washington.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Image Addition Date:
2012-08-03