Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration

Mars Science Laboratory – Curiosity Rover

The Mars Science Laboratory is a rover mission intended to determine the habitability of Mars.

CPSX Involvement: Adjunct professor, Dr. John Moores who has been using Curiosity's cameras to analyze ice grains found on Mars to investigate the role ice plays in its water cycle. Post-Doctoral Fellow Raymond Francis who is a Science Team Coordinator and previously worked on the automation of image-processing techniques for atmospheric studies. They are both joined by PhD Candidate Emily McCullough.