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Curiosity at the north edge of the Kimberley, sol 581

Filed under pretty pictures, pics of spacecraft in space, amateur image processing, spacecraft, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory), Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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Curiosity at the north edge of the Kimberley, sol 581 The HiRISE photo of Curiosity at the Kimberley was taken from orbit on March 26, 2014. It was sol 581 on the Curiosity mission, and the rover had just bumped a couple of meters toward the north edge of the outcrop of the "striated unit" at the Kimberley. The photo has been colorized with data from an earlier HiRISE image taken on August 4, 2010.

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

The original images are ESP_035917_1755 (rover) and ESP_018854_1755 (color).

Here's a detail view of the rover:

Curiosity at the Kimberley, sol 581 (detail)

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about March 26, 2014

 

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