Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

Nasa Mars Rover Curiosity Nears Mountain-Base Outcrop


View as: Print Mobile App Share: Send by email Share on reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Hacker News Share on Tweeter Share on Facebook
Hidden Valley, Mars

This full-circle panorama of the landscape surrounding NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on July 31, 2014, offers a view into sandy lower terrain called "Hidden Valley," which is on the planned route ahead. It combines several images from Curiosity's Navigation Camera. South is at the center.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

As it approaches the second anniversary of its landing on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover is also approaching its first close look at bedrock that is part of Mount Sharp, the layered mountain in the middle of Mars' Gale Crater.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
View Full Article

 


 

No entries found