PIA15961: Popping the Lid off Curiosity's Hazard Cameras
 Target Name:  Mars
 Mission:  Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
 Spacecraft:  Curiosity
 Instrument:  MAHLI
 Product Size:  676 x 677 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA15961.tif (458.3 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA15961.jpg (49.74 kB)

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This video shows an engineering test for NASA's Curiosity rover, which took place during Assembly, Test and Launch Operations (ATLO), a project phase that occurs when all components are integrated, tested and launched. During the test shown here in slow motion, the clear dust covers on the Hazard-Avoidance cameras were popped 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.

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