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Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

March 15, 2019. MSL Release 20 includes new raw and derived data from sols 2128-2224, August 1 to November 8, 2018.

The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover, Curiosity, landed on Mars and began operations on August 6, 2012. On June 25, 2014, the rover marked one Mars year (687 Earth days) of operations on the surface.

Science data from Curiosity's suite of instruments is released by PDS three times a year.  See the complete release schedule below.

Instruments and Archives

Instrument
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PDS Archives
APXS - Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer APXS Archive
ChemCam - Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectrometer (LIBS) and Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) ChemCam Archive
CheMin - Chemistry and Mineralogy CheMin Archive
DAN - Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons DAN Archive
Engineering Cameras - Hazard Avoidance Cameras and Navigation Cameras Engineering Camera Archives at the PDS Imaging Node
MAHLI - Mars Hand Lens Imager MAHLI, MARDI, and Mastcam Archives at the PDS Imaging Node
MARDI - Mars Descent Imager
Mastcam - Mast Camera
PLACES - Maps and rover localization data PLACES Archive at the PDS Imaging Node
RAD - Radiation Assessment Detector RAD Archive at the PDS PPI Node
REMS - Rover Environmental Monitoring Station REMS Archive at the PDS Atmospheres Node
SAM - Sample Analysis at Mars SAM Archive
SPICE - Spacecraft, Planet, Instrument, Pointing C-Matrix, and Event Kernels SPICE Archive at the NAIF Node

Online Tools

MSL ANB  MSL Analyst's Notebook  -  This PDS Geosciences Node tool provides access to MSL data in the context of mission operations -- by sol, location, instrument, and other criteria.
  The Planetary Image Atlas - This PDS Imaging Node tool allows searches through all image data archived in PDS.

More Information

Release Schedule

Here is the release schedule for the mission.  To be notified of MSL releases and other PDS releases, sign up with the PDS Subscription Service

Release Data
Acquisition
(Sols)
Release to Public
30 3290-3423 Aug. 1, 2022 EM3
29 3193-3289 Mar. 16, 2022
28 3069-3192 Dec. 6, 2021
27 2935-3068 Aug. 2, 2021
26 2838-2934 Mar. 16, 2021
25 2714-2837 Dec. 4, 2020
24 2580-2713 Jul. 31, 2020
23 2483-2579 Mar. 16, 2020
22 2359-2482 Dec. 5, 2019
21 2225-2358 Aug. 1, 2019 EM2
20 2128-2224 Mar. 15, 2019
19 2004-2127 Dec. 5, 2018
18 1870-2003 Aug. 1, 2018
17 1773-1869 Mar. 16, 2018
16 1649-1772 Dec. 5, 2017
15 1515-1648 Aug. 1, 2017
14 1418-1514 Mar. 16, 2017
13 1294-1417 Dec. 5, 2016
12 1160-1293 Aug. 1, 2016 EM1
11 1063-1159 Mar. 16, 2016
10 939-1062 Dec. 4, 2015
9 805-938 Jul. 31, 2015
8 708-804 Mar. 16, 2015
7 584-707 Dec. 5, 2014
6 450-583 Aug. 1, 2014 Prime Mission
5 360-449 Mar. 17, 2014
4 270-359 Dec. 13, 2013
3 180-269 Aug. 30, 2013
2 90-179 June 10, 2013
1-RDR 0-89 Mar. 20, 2013
1-EDR 0-89 Feb. 27, 2013

 

What's New

March 19, 2019. SAM EDR data for sols 2128-2224 have been added to the SAM EDR safed data set.

March 15, 2019. MSL Release 20 includes new raw and derived data from sols 2128-2224.

December 10, 2018. SAM EDR data for sols 2004-2127 have been added to the SAM EDR safed data set.

December 5, 2018. MSL Release 19 includes new raw and derived data from sols 2004-2127.

August 13, 2018. SAM EDR data for sols 1870-2003 have been added to the SAM EDR safed data set.

August 1, 2018. MSL Release 18 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1870-2003.

April 23, 2018. SAM EDR products for sols 1773-1869 are now online.

March 16, 2018. MSL Release 17 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1773-1869.

December 12, 2017. SAM EDR products for sols 1649-1772 are now online.

December 5, 2017, MSL Release 16 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1649-1772.

August 8, 2017. SAM EDR products for sols 1515-1648 have been put online.

August 1, 2017. MSL Release 15 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1515-1648.

April 10, 2017. SAM EDR products for sols 1418-1514 have been safed.

March 16, 2017. MSL Release 14 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1418-1514.

December 7, 2016. SAM EDR safed data for sols 1294 - 1417 have been posted.

December 5, 2016. MSL Release 13 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1294-1417.

August 3, 2016. Data from sols 1160 through 1293 have been added to the SAM EDR safed data set.

August 1, 2016. MSL Release 12 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1160-1293.

March 18, 2016. Data from sols 1063 through 1159 have been added to the SAM EDR safed data set.

March 16, 2016. MSL Release 11 includes new raw and derived data from sols 1063-1159 and revisions to some previously released data.

December 22, 2015. SAM EDR products for sols 939-1062 have been added to the safed SAM data set.

December 4, 2015. MSL Release 10 includes new raw and derived data from sols 939-1062 and revisions to some previously released data.

August 10, 2015. Raw SAM data from sols 805-938 have been added to the safed SAM EDR data set.

July 31, 2015. MSL Release 9 includes new raw and derived data from sols 805-938 and revisions to some previously released data.

March 17, 2015. Raw SAM data from sols 708-804 have been added to the safed SAM EDR data set.

March 16, 2015. MSL Release 8 includes new raw and derived data from sols 708-804, and revisions to some previously released data.

 

 

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