Teledyne Powers NASA's Curiosity Rover
Teledyne DALSA is proud to contribute to the mission's success. The image sensors for the Curiosity's Navcams and Hazcams were built in our Bromont, Quebec, semiconductor foundry, as were those on the previous Spirit and Opportunity rovers. The hazard avoidance cameras are installed on each corner of the rover and the 3-D stereoscopic navigation cameras are part of the rover's camera mast.
These image sensors represent only a part of Teledyne's overall contributions to the launch, landing, and operation of the mission. No fewer than five Teledyne companies contributed components crucial to the mission's success:
For more on the Mars Science Laboratory and Curiosity, visit http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/msl .