Malin Space Science Systems cameras are nested in several places on the Mars Curiosity rover including inside the mast rising on the left of the rover.

Malin Space Science Systems cameras are nested in several places on the Mars Curiosity rover including inside the mast rising on the left of the rover.

MALIN SPACE SCIENCE SYSTEMS

CEO: Michael Malin.

Revenue: Not disclosed.

No. of local employees: 35.

Investor: Michael Malin.

Headquarters: Sorrento Mesa.

Year founded: 1990.

Company description: Designer and manufacturer of cameras that operate in deep space.

San Diego-based Malin Space Science Systems has perhaps the most visible role for the Mars mission — beaming back to Earth photos from its custom-made cameras attached to the Curiosity rover...

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