Dr. Aileen Yingst on the Curiosity Mission – January 17

Friday, 18 January 2013 | Science

curiosity-self-portrait-hi-resThis week we interviewed Dr. Aileen Yingst of the Planetary Science Institute. Dr. Yingst is the Deputy Project Scientist for the Mars Hand Lens Imager instrument, or MAHLI, and Co-Investigator for the combined Mastcam, MAHLI, and MARDI (Mars Descent Imager) science team.

The MAHLI instrument is responsible for Curiosity’s “self-portrait,” pictured at the left. The video we mention of Curiosity’s “tai chi” can be found at the JPL website.

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