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Emily Lakdawalla hung out. #hangoutsonair
Test Hangout from JPL Media Room #2
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So confused is to how this is working can either of you see this comment
 
Voice level quiet but plenty clear.
 
Looks good  +Emily Lakdawalla   If the whole planetary science thing doesn't work out, you can always become a golf announcer with your hushed voice. ;-) 
 
+Emily Lakdawalla , I've got a question: Do you know when the first image will probably be avaiable? Because some weeks ago it seemed that the first image was arriving shortly after landing, but now it seems we will have to wait until the next pass of Mars Odyssey. Thanks! :)
 
I think it would be awesome if you hung out during the landing and I would tune it for it...just give a little advanced notice!  ;-)
 
Q: Spirit and Opportunity rovers have been powered by flat solar panels - "wings". I can't see any "wings" on the Curiosity rover. What technology provides energy for Curiosity? Thanks.
 
+Dušan Vondráček, Curiosity is powered by a Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG). It would be very difficult to power such a big and heavy rover with solar energy on Mars. Also, some of the instruments require a lot of energy to work.
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+Nahum Mendez Chazarra ok. Just have to hope its JPL under playing expectations as is their way. Id bet we get something, even if its just a descent image
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