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NASA Curiosity Visual Tour: Mars, Revealed

NASA's car-like Curiosity rover beams back views from the Red Planet, revealing the most detailed depiction of Mars surface to date.
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This is one of the first views captured by the rover after it landed on the Red Planet. The image was taken through a fisheye lens on one of the rover's front hazard-avoidance cameras, or Hazcams. Curiosity's shadow is visible in the foreground.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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