Among my many and admittedly varied business interests is Ashima, the company that designed the Rover Environmental Monitoring Station, built by Centro de Astrobiologia (Spain) as their contribution and flying on the Curiosity Rover, do to land on Mars on Sunday. (The Spanish selected the admittedly phallic design for the instrument covers)
Read more here: http://msl-scicorner.jpl.nasa.gov/Instruments/REMS/REMS has been designed to record six atmospheric parameters: wind speed/direction, pressure, relative humidity, air temperature, ground temperature, and ultraviolet radiation. All sensors are located around three elements: two booms attached to the rover Remote Sensing Mast (RSM), the Ultraviolet Sensor (UVS) assembly located on the rover top deck, and the Instrument Control Unit (ICU) inside the rover body. (JPL)
Ashima Devices Team
|Curiosity Landing on Mars|
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