Topics » Science & Technology   Aug. 15, 2012

Mars Revealed by Intrepid New Rover

Gazing Toward Mount Sharp

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Spacecraft Landing EllipsesThe First Shots of MarsCelebrating the LandingBlast Site More Blast MarksLanding Pad Gazing Toward Mount SharpMount Sharp Rising

Gazing Toward Mount Sharp

In this image, Curiosity is peering towards Mount Sharp. Colors have modified to look as they would on Earth.

The craft will start by exploring the rock-strewn, gravelly surface close by, and then move toward the dark dunefield and the layered buttes, mesas and sedimentary rock of Mount Sharp.

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