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Home A technician oversees the removal of a ventilated cage over the MMRTG that will be used to generate electricity for the MSL on Mars. (Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder) A technician oversees the removal of a ventilated cage over the MMRTG that will be used to generate electricity for the MSL on Mars. (Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder)

A technician oversees the removal of a ventilated cage over the MMRTG that will be used to generate electricity for the MSL on Mars. (Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder)

A technician oversees the removal of a ventilated cage over the MMRTG that will be used to generate electricity for the MSL on Mars. (Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder)

A technician oversees the removal of a ventilated cage over the MMRTG that will be used to generate electricity for the MSL on Mars. (Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder)

Technicians examine the turret of scientific instruments at the end of the MSL’s arm. The turret weighs 73 pounds and holds the machines that will touch the rocks and soil on Mars to gather information. (Photo credit: NASA/Frankie Martin)
The Mars Science Laboratory, bolted inside the payload fairing of an Atlas V rocket, is hoisted into place at Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. (Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shifletta)