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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Murray Buttes in color

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

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Murray Buttes in color A HiRISE image of the landscape of buttes and polygonally fractured bedrock that represents a passage for Curiosity through the black sand dunes between her landing site and Mount Sharp. The photo was taken on March 14, 2014. Lower-resolution color data has been used to colorize a higher-resolution monochrome image. The full image is about 1 kilometer wide.

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

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Original image data dated on or about March 14, 2014.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla


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Vince: 05/24/2014 12:18 CDT

Regarding the Murray Butte photo. Will Curiosity enter from the top of the image or the bottom? Thank You

Emily Lakdawalla: 06/05/2014 05:39 CDT

From the top!

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