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Latest Processed Space Images

Weirdly eroded rocks at the base of Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity sol 1800

September 13, 2017

Aeolian erosion makes weird textures in Murray formation rocks at the base of Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity sol 1800 (29 Aug 2017). This image is a mosaic of four right Mastcam photos.

Ascending the slope of Vera Rubin Ridge (Curiosity sol 1812)

September 13, 2017

As this panorama shows, Curiosity was not yet on top of the flat ridge; it took several sols to climb. Mosaic of 6 left Mastcam photos taken on sol 1812 (11 Sep 2017)

Distant ChemCam view of Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity sol 1741

September 12, 2017

ChemCam's remote micro-imager (RMI) can be used like a ship captain's telescope to sight distant targets at high resolution. This outcrop was about 80 meters away from the rover when it took the set of 5 RMI photos on sol 1741 (28 Jun 2017).

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