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Vista From Mars Rover Looks Back Over Journey So Far


Vera Rubin Ridge, Mars

Climbing "Vera Rubin Ridge" provided NASA's Curiosity Mars rover this vista of the interior and rim of Gale Crater, including much of the rover's route since its 2012 landing and features up to about 50 miles away. The left-eye camera of the rover's Mastcam took the component images Oct. 25, 2017.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

A panoramic image that NASA's Curiosity Mars rover took from a mountainside ridge provides a sweeping vista of key sites visited since the rover's 2012 landing, and the towering surroundings.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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