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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The sky crane's fate

Filed under pretty pictures, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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The sky crane's fate After analyzing the orientation of Curiosity with respect to the descent stage's impact crater, engineers believe the rover's left-rear hazard-avoidance camera witnessed the impact.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona

Original image data dated on or about August 6, 2012

 

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