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The size of MSL, Yep, it really IS that big!
Stu
post Apr 5 2009, 12:44 AM
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Cute YouTube vid:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7kBTZAGhbs



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post Jun 27 2009, 06:50 AM
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Guess it's too late to put one of these on MSL..?

http://www.geek.com/articles/gadgets/panas...order-20090421/

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- Stu   The size of MSL   Apr 5 2009, 12:44 AM
- - BrianL   But also an excellent example of why people should...   Apr 5 2009, 02:07 PM
- - lyford   I think the camera operator was training to film C...   Apr 5 2009, 05:43 PM
- - stevesliva   QUOTE (Stu @ Apr 4 2009, 08:44 PM) Cute Y...   Apr 5 2009, 07:38 PM
- - mhoward   MSL, Bringer of War? Well, it does have a friggin...   Apr 5 2009, 07:52 PM
- - nprev   From the JPL homepage today. Big rig, big chute: ...   Apr 15 2009, 03:31 AM
|- - ElkGroveDan   Great the only color they gave it was the color of...   Apr 15 2009, 04:51 AM
- - nprev   ...Yeah! Great idea, Dan! Why DON...   Apr 15 2009, 05:16 AM
|- - MahFL   I think the chute is erm mostly white ?   Apr 15 2009, 02:23 PM
|- - SteveM   QUOTE (nprev @ Apr 15 2009, 12:16 AM) ......   Apr 26 2009, 09:18 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (SteveM @ Apr 26 2009, 01:18 PM) I ...   Apr 26 2009, 11:51 PM
- - nprev   Yeah, but there's a lot of light-colored dusty...   Apr 16 2009, 12:13 AM
- - Stu   Careful... these "neon glowing parachutes...   Apr 16 2009, 05:29 AM
|- - AndyG   Stu, 2.3G$ ...is McDonald's annual prof...   Apr 16 2009, 10:56 AM
- - djellison   White works   Apr 16 2009, 08:13 AM
- - cbcnasa   Wasn't NASA considering putting advertising so...   Apr 16 2009, 02:53 PM
- - Astro0   You may be thinking about Beagle 2. I don't kn...   Apr 16 2009, 10:50 PM
- - alan   Some more picture of the test of the worlds larges...   Jun 11 2009, 10:25 PM
- - mars_armer   Video of the engineering model of the robotic arm ...   Jun 15 2009, 05:00 PM
- - vikingmars   Yes : it's THAT big !!!! Pic t...   Jun 15 2009, 09:05 PM
|- - SteveM   Does anyone have any idea what that "tin can...   Jun 17 2009, 02:35 PM
- - djellison   It's not ontop of the RTG - it's mounted o...   Jun 17 2009, 02:39 PM
|- - MahFL   I noticed that too, thought it was a mistake or so...   Jun 17 2009, 05:40 PM
- - ilbasso   Reminds me of the Mike Myers "All Things Scot...   Jun 17 2009, 06:56 PM
- - Steve G   Will Curiosity carry batteries as well as the RTGs...   Jun 19 2009, 06:28 AM
- - Stu   Guess it's too late to put one of these on MSL...   Jun 27 2009, 06:50 AM
- - djellison   Well - before the descoping of Mastcam's zoom....   Jun 27 2009, 08:14 AM
- - nprev   Here's the miniscule, almost infinitesimal hea...   Jul 11 2009, 03:40 AM
|- - mhoward   Where? I don't see it.   Jul 11 2009, 03:43 AM
- - nprev   Actually, you might say that in future MRO pics if...   Jul 11 2009, 03:54 AM
- - djellison   Delay related posts moved to MSL reasons for delay...   Jul 13 2009, 10:47 PM
- - peter59   Large Heat Shield for Mars Science Laboratory http...   Jul 27 2009, 08:00 AM
|- - MahFL   I read somewhere there was concern over the heatsh...   Jul 27 2009, 12:53 PM
- - hendric   That's no heatshield, it's a small moon...   Jul 28 2009, 04:10 AM
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- - Stu   MSL activity in JPL clean room yesterday during th...   Jun 11 2010, 06:21 AM
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- - Stu   Very cute new "family portrait" here... ...   Dec 18 2011, 07:43 PM
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|- - pospa   QUOTE (James Sorenson @ Dec 19 2011, 10:1...   Jan 22 2012, 06:29 PM
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|- - pospa   QUOTE (djellison @ May 13 2012, 07:21 PM)...   May 14 2012, 11:21 AM
- - Marz   Just watching all the "pre-game" shows a...   Aug 5 2012, 11:29 PM
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- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (Explorer1 @ Aug 5 2012, 05:33 PM) ...   Aug 6 2012, 12:55 AM
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