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'mount Sharp' on Mars Links Geology's Past and Future


Gale Crater, Mars

Curiosity, the big rover of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, will land in August 2012 near the foot of a mountain inside Gale Crater.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/MSSS

One particular mountain on Mars, bigger than Colorado's grandest, has been beckoning would-be explorers since it was first sighted from orbit in the 1970s.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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