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At the 2009 JPL Open House near Pasadena, California. Recent deep space missions. A standee honoring the 2008 Phoenix Mars Mission.

Inside the Spacecraft Assembly Facility. Components for the 2011 Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mission. Blueprints for the MSL Mission.

The MSL descent stage. The MSL heat shield and rover wheels. The MSL cruise stage.

The MSL aeroshell. The MSL rover wheels. The MSL rover chassis.

The MSL engineering model, also known as Scarecrow. The Scarecrow being displayed to the public. The Scarecrow and a MSL mock-up.

The MSL and Sojourner mock-ups. The MSL and Sojourner mock-ups. A front view of the MSL mock-up.

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