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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Curiosity as seen from HiRISE, 12 days after landing

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

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Curiosity as seen from HiRISE, 12 days after landing HiRISE's best opportunity to observe Curiosity right after landing came on sol 12, August 17, 2012.

NASA / JPL / UA

The original image can be found here.

The photo shows amazing detail on the rover. Here's a full-resolution view:

Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days

NASA / JPL / UA

Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days

And here is the same view, zoomed in 300%, and annotated:

Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days, annotated

NASA / JPL / UA / annotated by Emily Lakdawalla

Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days, annotated
Original image data dated on or about August 17, 2012

 

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