Talk:Curiosity (rover)

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Remove Website hosting section?[edit]

The last paragraph of this article is a very technical description of how the website for the Curiosity rover is hosted. This information is not relevant to the rover itself and would only be understood by an IT professional or someone with a technical understanding of IT. Unless anyone disagrees here, I shall remove this section shortly. Savlonn (talk) 18:51, 15 February 2014 (UTC)

  • Support - It is of low relevance and it is certainly not an "award". Cheers, BatteryIncluded (talk) 19:08, 15 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Support - *Entirely* ok with me to remove the section - Enjoy! :) Drbogdan (talk) 19:17, 15 February 2014 (UTC)

File:PIA16239 High-Resolution Self-Portrait by Curiosity Rover Arm Camera.jpg to appear on the main page[edit]

Hello! This is a note to let the editors of this article know that File:PIA16239 High-Resolution Self-Portrait by Curiosity Rover Arm Camera.jpg will be appearing as picture of the day on May 17, 2014. You can view and edit the POTD blurb at Template:POTD/2014-05-17. If this article needs any attention or maintenance, it would be preferable if that could be done before its appearance on the Main Page. Thanks! — Crisco 1492 (talk) 23:41, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Picture of the day
Curiosity (rover)

A self-portrait by the Mars rover Curiosity on October 31, 2012. The mosaic is stitched from a set of 55 images taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager at "Rocknest," the spot in Gale crater where the mission's first scoop sampling took place. Self-portraits such as this help NASA document the state of the rover and track changes, such as dust accumulation and wheel wear.

Photograph: NASA
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Current new News[edit]

Headline-1: Rock sample taken by NASA's Mars rover could yield new chemical, mineral finds

QUOTE: "Samples of Martian rock powder taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover this week could reveal new chemical and mineral elements on the red planet, team members say." -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 15:17, 10 May 2014 (UTC) -- PS:FYI for future editing.

Penny significance[edit]

Is Curiosity the only rover to have a penny or other coin on board? And if so, does that make this the first exploratory lander (as opposed to non-landing space probe) to carry with it an image of a human being (Lincoln)? If so, this should definitely be noted here. 68.146.52.234 (talk) 14:55, 30 May 2014 (UTC)

NASA-TV (07/14/2014-2pm/et/usa) - Search for Life Beyond Earth.[edit]

NASA-TV - Monday, July 14, 2014 (2:00-3:30pm/et/usa) - panel of leading experts to discuss plans leading to the "discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars" => < ref name="NASA-20140710">Brown, Dwayne (July 10, 2014). "MEDIA ADVISORY M14-117 - Leading Space Experts to Discuss the Search for Life Beyond Earth". NASA. Retrieved July 10, 2014. </ref> - Enjoy! :) Drbogdan (talk) 13:42, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

FOLLOWUP - NASA VIDEO REPLAY - Space Experts Discuss the "Search for Life in the Universe" (86:49) at => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNjuz6MO0eU - Enjoy! :) Drbogdan (talk) 12:45, 15 July 2014 (UTC)