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Rover Reveals More of Martian Peak


Gale Crater, Mars

Section of the color panorama from Curiosity rover's Mastcam imaging system shows the layered rock along the ridge of the mountain known as Aeolis Mons or Mount Sharp, with a dark dune field closer to the camera.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Ed Truthan

Newly received images from NASA's Curiosity rover are filling out the high-resolution view of its surroundings at Gale Crater on Mars—and providing an up-close look at the six-wheeled craft's nuclear power source. But there are even more impressive vistas yet to come.

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