This color thumbnail image was obtained by NASA's Curiosity rover and is representative of the images acquired once the Curiosity rover was resting on the surface of Mars after touchdown.
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Curiosity Color Close-Up upon Landing

This color thumbnail image was obtained by NASA's Curiosity rover during its descent to the surface on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT). This image was obtained by Curiosity's Mars Descent Imager and is representative of the images acquired once the Curiosity rover was resting on the surface of Mars after touchdown.

Image details

ID#:
PIA15991

Date added:
2012-08-06

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

Spacecraft:
Curiosity

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2,455

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15991.tif (1.18 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15991.jpg (0.03 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS