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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

SAM power usage graph

Filed under explaining technology, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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SAM power usage graph SAM is a power-hungry instrument. This is a power profile (power versus time) for a full EGA/GCMS/TLS sequence lasting nearly six hours. This data was measured during SAM thermal vacuum qualification.


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