What's new

Additions, updates, and corrections to the Analyst's Notebook are logged here. New users should start at the very beginning (it's a very good place to start).

2021-0507 NEW FEATURE MERApplies to the
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The Image Viewer tool now includes an option to export targets and measurement locations in ESRI Shapefile format. See Image viewer for details.

2021-0506 NEW FEATURE  APOApplies to the
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LCRApplies to the
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Digital object identifiers (DOIs) are available in the MSL Analyst's Notebook. DOIs are assigned to archive data by dataset (for PDS3 data) and bundle (for PDS4 data), not by individual data products. DOIs appear on data product detail pages. In addition, a table of DOIs for all datasets is available in the Resource tab. See Citations and DOIs for details.

2021-0401 DATA RELEASE 8INSApplies to the
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Data and documentation from InSight lander sols 669 to 745 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2021-0315 DATA RELEASE 26 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2838 to 2934 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

Of special note: RAD RDR data for sols 2714-2934 have not been released.

2021-0105 DATA RELEASE 7INSApplies to the
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Data and documentation from InSight lander sols 568 to 668 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2020-1215 NEW FEATURE INSApplies to the
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Data search is available in the InSight Analyst's Notebook. See Data search (faceted) for details. Give special attention to the Results view facet that controls how data products are grouped for searching.

2020-1204 DATA RELEASE 25 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2714 to 2837 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2020-1120 NEW FEATURE INSApplies to the
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A time table has been added that contains timekeeping values for each sol of the mission's landed operations. Each row of the Mission time table includes time values and the sun's position specific to the rover's or lander's position at local true solar noon on that particular sol. The table is accessible from the Mission tab. See Time table for details.

2020-1120 NEW FEATURE INSApplies to the
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Help has been updated with new topics: Image primer, Targets, Time on Mars, and Understanding data products. Help is accessible from the Help tab. See Concepts and deep dive for details.

2020-1001 DATA RELEASE 6INSApplies to the
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Data and documentation from InSight lander sols 489 to 578 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2020-0731 DATA RELEASE 24 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2580 to 2713 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2020-0706 DATA RELEASE 5INSApplies to the
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Data and documentation from InSight lander sols 391 to 488 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2020-0610 NEW FEATURE MERApplies to the
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Contact science targets have been added to the MER Opportunity and Spirit Analyst's Notebook. See Contact science targets added for details.

2020-0610 NEW FEATURE MERApplies to the
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The Image viewer tool now includes science targets that may be displayed as annotations on the image. See Targets added to Image Viewer for details.

2020-0401 DATA RELEASE 4INSApplies to the
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Data and documentation from InSight lander sols 301 to 390 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2020-0320 DATA RELEASE 23 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2483 to 2579 are released. See Data release status for details.

2020-0102 DATA RELEASE 3INSApplies to the
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Data and documentation from InSight lander sols 211 to 300 are released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2019-1205 DATA RELEASE 22 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2359 to 2482 are released. See Data release status for details.

2019-0923 DATA RELEASE 2INSApplies to the
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The initial release of the InSight Analyst's Notebook data and documentation from InSight lander, with data to sol 210, is released. Some data may still be processing. See Data release status for details. Some instrument teams may include additional and/or reprocessed data in their archive deliveries to PDS. Refer to instrument errata and readme documents for details, or contact us with questions.

2019-0807 DATA RELEASE 21 MSLApplies to the
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Image data from MSL Curiosity rover data release 21 are online. See Data release status for details.

2019-0801 DATA RELEASE 21 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2225 to 2358 are released. Image products are still being loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2019-0726 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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Data search is updated to a faceted search model. See Data search (faceted) for details. Give special attention to the Results view facet that controls how data products are grouped for searching.

2019-0315 DATA RELEASE 20 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2128 to 2224 are released. ChemCam PSV data from sols 1418 to 2003 have been and REMS RDR data from sols 1870 to 2003 have also been updated. See Data release status for details.

2019-0301 NEW FEATURE 

User settings has been updated. New features include the ability to set default views for detail windows in the workspace. See User settings for details.

2019-0301 NEW FEATURE 

The cart order system has been updated. Past orders may be reviewed and resubmitted. See Order history for details.

The older side of what's new

2018-1228 DATA RELEASE 58 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 5041 to 5130 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2018-1205 DATA RELEASE 19 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 2004 to 20127 are released. Image products are still being loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. ChemCam PSV data from sols 1418 to 2003 have been and REMS RDR data from sols 1870 to 2003 have also been updated. See Data release status for details.

2018-0926 DATA RELEASE 57 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4951 to 5040 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2018-0921 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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APXS concentration data for MSL have been incorporated into the MSL Notebook. Interactive charts and data/chart download are available. See APXS concentrations.

2018-0921 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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The MSL target search has been updated. New features include:

  • Find APXS concentration data by target
  • Find ChemCam RMI mosaics by target
  • Find literature references, including element and mineral compositional references
  • Faceted search that updates results as each filter option is selected.

2018-0827 DATA RELEASE MSLApplies to the
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MSL Curiosity Mastcam and MAHLI context mosaics from sols 1870 to 2003 have been added to the MSL Analyst's Notebook.

2018-0807 DATA RELEASE MSLApplies to the
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MSL Curiosity rover data release 18 images are loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. Released image data include single frame images and mosaics through sol 2003.

2018-0801 DATA RELEASE 18 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1870 to 2003 are released. Image products are still being loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. REMS RDR data from sols 1773 to 1869 have also been updated. See Data release status for details.

2018-0628 DATA RELEASE MSLApplies to the
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MSL Curiosity Navcam context mosaics from sols 1773 to 1869 have been added to the MSL Analyst's Notebook.

2018-0626 DATA RELEASE 56 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4861 to 4950 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2018-0323 DATA RELEASE 55 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4771 to 4860 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2018-0321 DATA RELEASE MSLApplies to the
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MSL Curiosity rover data release 17 images are loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. Released image data include single frame images and mosaics through sol 1869.

2018-0316 DATA RELEASE 17 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1773 to 1869 are released. Image products are still being loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2018-0312 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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Literature references to targets captured as part of the Mars Target Encyclopedia project have been added to the MSL Analyst's Notebook. See Literature references for details.

2017-1221 DATA RELEASE 54 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4681 to 4770 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2017-1208 DATA RELEASE MSLApplies to the
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MSL Curiosity rover data release 16 images are loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. Released image data include single frame and mosaic images through sol 1772. In addition, Mastcam context mosaics from sols 1649 to 1772 have been added to the MSL Analyst's Notebook.

2017-1205 DATA RELEASE 16 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1649 to 1772 are released. Image products are still being loaded into the Analyst's Notebook. See Data release status for details.

2017-1016 DATA RELEASE MERApplies to the
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Mini-TES mirror-dust-corrected emissivity data and documentation from MER Spirit rover are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook. See Mini-TES mirror-dust-corrected data added.

2017-0921 DATA RELEASE 53 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4591 to 4680 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook.

2017-0801 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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ChemCam RMI mosaics and contour images have been added to the MSL Analyst's Notebook. See RMI ChemCam mosaics.

2017-0801 DATA RELEASE 15 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1515 to 1648 are released. Some image products are still being loaded into the Analyst's Notebook.

2017-0621 DATA RELEASE 52 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4501 to 4590 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook.

2017-0320 DATA RELEASE 51 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4411 to 4500 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook.

2017-0316 DATA RELEASE 14 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1418 to 1514 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook.

2017-0302 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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Browse (quicklook) versions of single frame images can be included in cart orders using the new Cart Image options from the Cart review and download page. Using this option, a PNG version of each image data product (.IMG file) in the cart will be included in the data delivered to the user.

2017-0127 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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Analyst's Notebook version 3 is now online.

2016-1025 DATA RELEASE 50 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4321 to 4410 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook.

2016-1205 DATA RELEASE 13 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1294 to 1417 are released.

2016-1025 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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Drawing tools added for single frame images. Access the drawing tools from the Image Viewer. See Image viewer drawing tools.

2016-0919 DATA RELEASE 49 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4231 to 4320 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook.

2016-0808 DATA RELEASE 12 MSLApplies to the
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Image data from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1160 to 1293 is available in the Notebook.

2016-0801 DATA RELEASE 12 MSLApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MSL Curiosity rover sols 1160 to 1293 are released. Non-image data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook. Image data are being processed.

2016-0617 DATA RELEASE 48 MERApplies to the
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Data and documentation from MER Opportunity rover sols 4141 to 4230 are released and data have been added to the Analyst's Notebook.

2016-0325 NEW FEATURE MSLApplies to the
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Measurement tools added for single frame image pairs that have corresponding XYZ data. Currently, MER Pancam and MER and MSL Hazcam and Navcam images fall into this category. Access the measurement tools from the Image Viewer. See Image viewer measurement tools.