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I'm interested in downloading all of the Curiosity rover photos. Is there some sort of automated way to do this?

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    $\begingroup$ mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw - have you tried wgetting? $\endgroup$ – Deer Hunter Feb 27 '14 at 7:59
  • $\begingroup$ @DeerHunter: This will probably produce tons of unrelated junk, especially that the actual images reside on a different path than the document root (but same host) you linked, and 4 clicks deep from it, so plain exclusion of parent directory won't suffice. I'm pretty good with wget but I'd have a problem thinking up a syntax that will get all raw images from the link provided and not grab videos, 3D images and such in the process. $\endgroup$ – SF. Feb 27 '14 at 13:33
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    $\begingroup$ @SF. unmannedspaceflight.com/… $\endgroup$ – Deer Hunter Feb 27 '14 at 14:01
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Source: http://www.unmannedspaceflight.com/index.php?s=&showtopic=7375&view=findpost&p=188520

MSL IMAGE RETRIEVAL TOOLS

Links from the Curiosity Image Retrieval Tools Thread.

Please note that we do not guarantee any of the programs listed.
They are links provided by or programs/website developed by members.
Please use them at your caution.
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I hope the original Questioneer is not still looking for the imagedata. But for people who are looking at the moment, I could give you another website to retrieve Nasa Mars Rover and more Raw Images:

https://pds-imaging.jpl.nasa.gov

It is really difficult to find this tool with the help of google, but it is worthy.

The only small Issue, the website creates a shell script with wget commands for every image selected. For the Data I downloaded once it took me 6 days in total because 40 GB of Images with a max size of 2 MB and downloading them step-by-step with single wgets takes some time.

EDIT: The Website is correct but the actual tool is the image atlas which could be found on the left site.

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  • $\begingroup$ It's great when a new user revives an old question by adding a new and (presumably) helpful solution! $\endgroup$ – uhoh Jan 5 at 0:53

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