PIA15967: Curiosity Speaks (Artist's Concept)
 Target Name:  Mars
 Mission:  Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
 Spacecraft:  Curiosity
 Product Size:  1276 x 716 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA15967.tif (2.742 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA15967.jpg (66.63 kB)

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The artist's animation depicts how NASA's Curiosity rover will communicate with Earth during landing. As the rover descends to Mars, it will send out basic radio-frequency tones that go directly to Earth. NASA's Odyssey orbiter will then relay more complex UHF radio signals from the rover to Earth.

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