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August 6, 2012 AT 6:03 am

NASA’s New Mars Rover Curiosity Lands & Sends Higher-Resolution Image

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NASA’s New Mars Rover Land & Sends Higher-Resolution Image.

About two hours after landing on Mars and beaming back its first image, NASA’s Curiosity rover transmitted a higher-resolution image of its new Martian home, Gale Crater. Mission Control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., received the image, taken by one of the vehicle’s lower-fidelity, black-and-white Hazard Avoidance Cameras – or Hazcams.

More images here.


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