Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mars Descent Imager (MARDI)

Photograph of MSL MARDI camera head.

The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mars Descent Imager (MARDI) will acquire hundreds of natural color images at a rate of 4 frames per second during MSL’s descent to the martian surface in August/September 2012.

 

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