USGS http://knau.org en Flagstaff USGS Team Helps Curiosity Rover Explore Mars http://knau.org/post/flagstaff-usgs-team-helps-curiosity-rover-explore-mars <p>Later this year, the Mars Rover Curiosity is scheduled to begin its longest road trip yet, to Mount Sharp.&nbsp; That’s a three-mile-high mountain on Mars that tells the planet’s geologic history in the same way the Grand Canyon’s exposes earth’s.&nbsp; But getting Curiosity to its ultimate destination depends on maps and cameras.&nbsp;&nbsp;That’s where Flagstaff’s office of the U.S. Geological Survey comes in. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:07:31 +0000 Shelley Smithson 23695 at http://knau.org Flagstaff USGS Team Helps Curiosity Rover Explore Mars