Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI)

Photograph of MAHLI camera head.

The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) will acquire color close-up images of rocks and surface materials at the MSL landing site at a range of spatial scales with resolution as high as 13.9 micrometers per pixel.

 

Launch:

26 November 2011

Landing:

5 August 2012

Camera Status:

Fully Operational, Aboard Curiosity Rover on the Surface of Mars

 

News and Events

Pre-Launch Images

Science Objectives

Instrument Description

Science Team

 Reference Material

 

NASA/JPL Mars Exploration Home Page NASA/JPL Mars Science Laboratory Home Page