MSL Update on the Curiosity Rover

On November 21, 2014 the Foundation for Nuclear Studies hosted its fourth annual briefing featuring Dr. Stephen Johnson, Director for Space Nuclear Systems & Tech, Idaho National Laboratory and Dr. Pamela Conrad, Sample Analysis at Mars Investigation, Mars Science Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Dr. Johnson covered aspects behind the development of MMRTGs used for space exploration, and then highlighted the New Horizon’s nine year journey to Pluto.  Dr. Conrad followed Dr. Johnson’s presentation with an update of the Curiosity Rover’s journey through Gale Crater, Mars. 

Dr. Stephen Johnson's Remarks    Dr. Pamela Conrad's Remarks

Dr. Pamela Conrad
Sample Analysis at Mars Investigation
Mars Science Laboratory
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. Stephen Johnson
Director for Space Nuclear Systems & Tech
Idaho National Laboratory

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