Use the Notebook Resources function to access additional resources in the Notebook. Click on the Resource tab on the left side of the screen to get started. Available resources are listed below.

Quick start for new users

A quick start list shows recommendations for new users of the Notebook. Recommendations are based on user interest and level of expertise.

Additional data sets

mission specific


Data provided by the science and engineering teams that are not integrated into the standard Notebook tools.

  • APXS oxide abundance
  • Pancam atmospheric opacity
  • Rover motion counter (drive telemetry)
  • Inertial measurement unit
  • Traverse and crater DTMs
  • Radio science


Mission and instrument data set documents

Access to documents like the mission Archive Plan, data set Software Interface Specification (SIS) documents that provide detailed descriptions of data products, Mission and Instrument Description (Catalog) Files, calibration, and errata files.

Abbreviations, acronyms, and other useful terms

mission specific


A list of terms used in MSL data and documentation.


Published references

A list of scientific papers about the mission.

Other resources

Links to additional resources outside the Notebook.