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Curiosity Panorama In Full Color

Curiosity rover’s first full-color 360-degree panorama of the Gale Crater landing site on Mars. Created by combining 130 144×144 pixel thumbnail images taken by the Mast Camera. “Scientists will be taking a closer look at several splotches in the foreground that appear gray. These areas show the effects of the descent stage’s rocket engines blasting […]

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Curiosity Rover Landing: Monday Aug. 6th, 1:31AM

Don’t miss it! The Mars Science Laboratory, carrying the Curiosity Rover will be landing on the Planet Mars EARLY on Monday the 6th!  1:31 AM. Watch it on NASA TV! “Curiosity’s main assignment is to investigate whether its study area ever has offered environmental conditions favorable for microbial life. To do that, it packs a […]

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