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Rocknest in the rear-view mirror (Curiosity sol 102)
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory), Mars
After spending 40 sols at Rocknest acquiring the mission's first soil samples, on sol 100 Curiosity drove on top of the dune, obliterating the scoop marks. On sol 102 she drove onward, briefly looking back at the dune.
NASA / JPL / Ed Truthan
Original image data dated on or about November 18, 2012.
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