This full-resolution image shows one of the first views from NASA's Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars the evening of Aug. 5 PDT (early morning hours Aug. 6 EDT).
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Curiosity's Early Views of Mars

This full-resolution image shows one of the first views from NASA's Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars the evening of Aug. 5 PDT (early morning hours Aug. 6 EDT). It was taken through a "fisheye" wide-angle lens on one of the rover's front Hazard-Avoidance cameras. These engineering cameras are located at the rover's base.

Image details

ID#:
PIA15994

Date added:
2012-08-06

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

Spacecraft:
Curiosity

Size:
1022 x 767 pixels (width x height)

Rating:



Views:
2,294

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15994.tif (0.78 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15994.jpg (0.09 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech