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In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center, the backshell, a protective cover which carries the parachute and several components used during later stages of [URL=http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/mission/spacecraft/edlconfig/]entry, descent and landing[/URL], was encapsulated over the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover Curiosity on Sept. 23, 2011.
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