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Curiosity has picked the first rock to test out the ChemCam! In today's show,
Paul and Robyn will go over new images from Mars, updates, and and talk about the geology of Mars. How do you work with a robot millions of miles away to make scientific discoveries on a planet you've never set foot on? How do scientists and engineers begin to "see like a rover"- and what can this tell us about who we are as meaning-making creatures? Find out how, by studying the team behind the rover mission, we learn about more than just the surface of Mars. The Curiosity rover has an incredible tool mounted on the mast, called the "ChemCam",which is a rock-zapping laser and telescope! This laser can hit rock or soil targets up to about 23 ft (or 7 meters) away. In today's show, Ron and Paul will share details about this amazing suite of tools!
In today's webcast, Exploratorium hosts Ron Hipschman and Robyn Higdon will look at the tools and technology on the robotic arm of the Mars rover, Curiosity. What are some of the scientific instruments and capabilities of NASA's newest rover on Mars? Watch as comedian/musician Reggie Watts improvises an ending to the Mars webcast on August 9th, 2012. Join us today for a very special Mars webcast! We will have our staff scientists talking about new images from Mars, and the cameras that take those pictures. We also have two special musical guests joining us; Thomas Dolby will sing in the show, and Reggie Watts will sing us out! El Exploratorium presentar una serie extensa de webcasts y programas relacionados a la misin de la NASA llamada Mars Science Laboratory o el laboratorio de ciencia del planeta Marte. Luego de un viaje espacial de 8 meses, el flamante rastreador de Marte, el astromvil Curiosidad, aterrizara en la superficie marciana y comenzar su investigacin y bsqueda de lugares que puedan haber albergado, o todava alberguen, alguna forma de vida orgnica.
Nuestros cientficos y otros expertos estarn atentos a los descubrimientos de Curiosidad y compartirn con Ustedes las mas recientes noticias e imgenes de Marte. What would it be like on Mars? Get a sense of Martian living with Exploratorium scientist Paul Doherty. He'll introduce the capabilities of the new rover and demonstrate what the planet would look, smell, and feel like to someone on the ground. Learn how things would fall, how they'd burn, and the shape a Martian snowflake should take in a snowstorm. With the successful landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars, history is made again. Photos and data are already coming back from the rover, and we are excited to share them with you. Join Exploratorium scientists as they interpret the information received thus far from the new Mars mission! The new Mars rover, Curiosity, successfully landed on the planet Mars at 10:31pm PDT! Join the Exploratorium crew for a very special online-only live webcast as we watched the final descent of the rover to Mars. Along with our own expert scientists, we share footage from NASA TV of the control room at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Mission on Mars begins now!