NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Finds A Changing Landscape #SpaceSaturday

Curiosity landed on Mars nine years ago. It has dutifully reported back from the red planet, bringing amazing images of a world we hope to one day visit. Here are its latest images, via the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory:

NASA’s Curiosity rover explores Mount Sharp, a 5-mile-tall (8-kilometer-tall) mountain within the basin of Gale Crater on Mars. Curiosity’s Deputy Project Scientist, Abigail Fraeman of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, gives viewers a descriptive tour of Curiosity’s location. The panorama was captured by the rover’s Mast Camera, or Mastcam, on July 3, 2021, the 3,167th Martian day, or sol, of its mission.

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