An image of Mars from NASA's Curiosity rover

One of the first images from NASA's Curiosity rover shows part of the rim of Gale Crater on Mars. (Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech)

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa geologist Scott Rowland saw the result of years of hard work celebrated across the country on August 5 when the NASA rover Curiosity successfully landed on Mars.

More work now lies ahead for Rowland, a member of an elite camera team that will analyze the data sent back from the rover.

Watch the Hawaiʻi News Now video to learn more, read the article in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (subscription required), or listen to his interview on the Hawaiʻi Public Radio program “The Conversation.”

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