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Curiosity Rover
NASA's latest mission to explore the surface of Mars. Roving the Red Planet since Aug. 5, 2012 (PDT) (Aug 6 UTC).
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Curiosity Rover May 12
I took the picture between dust storms on Mars. That's why it looks so hazy.
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Curiosity Rover May 9
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Curiosity Rover May 9
That's right. It took this picture between dust storms and there were a lot of particles still suspended.
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Curiosity Rover May 9
Iron puts the red in the Red Planet. This video helps explain:
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Curiosity Rover May 9
The color in the image has been white balanced so that it looks closer to what your eyes would see here.
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Curiosity Rover May 9
You got it. The dust in Mars' sky scatters red light and leaves the blue for us to enjoy. Info
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Curiosity Rover May 8
Let us go then, you and I When the evening is spread out against the sky Blue sunset on Mars
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Curiosity Rover May 8
I wouldn't want to. I abide by "Planetary Protection." We don't want to look for life only to find we brought it with us.
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Curiosity Rover May 8
It's hard to see in the auto-resized image, but those are scale bars. Easier to see here in Fig. 1:
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Curiosity Rover May 8
This panorama was stitched together from individual frames I took on Mars. More info:
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Curiosity Rover May 8
Fun fact: My team studied Chile's Atacama Desert as an Earth analog for some of the terrain I see on Mars
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Curiosity Rover May 8
I bet you say that to all the interplanetary robots.
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Curiosity Rover May 8
ENHANCE. Pan and zoom across new panoramas from Mars
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Curiosity Rover May 8
Waze on Mars: See the road trip + scenic science detours I'll soon be making
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Curiosity Rover May 4
Fly the Friendly Skies of Mars. Enhanced collision avoidance protects orbiters
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Curiosity Rover Apr 30
I'm neither that fast nor that furious, BUT I can do donuts. Drive motors in all 6 wheels; steering in front and back.
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Curiosity Rover Apr 24
when you're sent to part of Mars the team named for . Where's Sanctuary?
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Curiosity Rover Apr 23
People of Earth! Today's your last chance to vote for in
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Curiosity Rover Apr 22
The Artist's Way: got this image of me at work in "Artist's Drive" on Mars
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Curiosity Rover Apr 17
Mars is my home for good. You should come visit.
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