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Mars Soil Sample Delivered for Analysis Inside Rover


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3 bite marks on Mars

Three bite marks left in the Martian ground by the scoop on the robotic arm of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity are visible in this image taken by the rover's right Navigation Camera during the mission's 69th Martian day, or sol (Oct. 15, 2012).

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has ingested its first solid sample into an analytical instrument inside the rover, a capability at the core of the two-year mission.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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