This cut-out from a color panorama image taken by NASA's Curiosity rover shows the effects of the descent stage's rocket engines blasting the ground. It comes from the right side of the thumbnail panorama obtained the Mast Camera.
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A Set of Blast Marks in Color, Right Side

This cut-out from a color panorama image taken by NASA's Curiosity rover shows the effects of the descent stage's rocket engines blasting the ground. It comes from the right side of the thumbnail panorama obtained by Curiosity's Mast Camera. (See PIA16029.)

Image details

ID#:
PIA16035

Date added:
2012-08-09

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

Spacecraft:
Curiosity

Instruments:
Mast Camera 34-mm

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA16035.tif (6.22 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA16035.jpg (0.14 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS