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This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows an example of a type of geometrically distinctive feature that researchers are using Curiosity to examine at a mudstone outcrop at the base of Mount Sharp.
This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows an example of a type of geometrically distinctive feature that researchers are using Curiosity to examine at a mudstone outcrop at the base of Mount Sharp.

Resistant Features in 'Pahrump Hills' Outcrop

This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows an example of a type of geometrically distinctive feature that researchers are using Curiosity to examine at a mudstone outcrop at the base of Mount Sharp.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI)
ID#: PIA18610
Added: 2014-09-25

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Resistant Features in 'Pahrump Hills' Outcrop

This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows an example of a type of geometrically distinctive feature that researchers are using Curiosity to examine at a mudstone outcrop at the base of Mount Sharp.

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This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the first sample-collection hole drilled in Mount Sharp, the layered mountain that is the science destination of the rover's extended mission.
This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the first sample-collection hole drilled in Mount Sharp, the layered mountain that is the science destination of the rover's extended mission.

First Sampling Hole in Mount Sharp

This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the first sample-collection hole drilled in Mount Sharp, the layered mountain that is the science destination of the rover's extended mission.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI)
ID#: PIA18609
Added: 2014-09-25

Views: 1883

First Sampling Hole in Mount Sharp

This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the first sample-collection hole drilled in Mount Sharp, the layered mountain that is the science destination of the rover's extended mission.

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This southeastward-looking vista from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop and surrounding terrain seen from a position about 70 feet (20 meters) northwest of the outcrop.
This southeastward-looking vista from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop and surrounding terrain seen from a position about 70 feet (20 meters) northwest of the outcrop.

Curiosity Mars Rover's Approach to 'Pahrump Hills'

This southeastward-looking vista from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop and surrounding terrain seen from a position about 70 feet (20 meters) northwest of the outcrop.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Mastcam
ID#: PIA18608
Added: 2014-09-25

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Curiosity Mars Rover's Approach to 'Pahrump Hills'

This southeastward-looking vista from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop and surrounding terrain seen from a position about 70 feet (20 meters) northwest of the outcrop.

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This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the 'Bradbury Landing' location where it landed in August 2012 to the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop where it drilled into the lowest part of Mount Sharp.
This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the 'Bradbury Landing' location where it landed in August 2012 to the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop where it drilled into the lowest part of Mount Sharp.

Curiosity Mars Rover's Route from Landing to 'Pahrump Hills'

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the 'Bradbury Landing' location where it landed in August 2012 to the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop where it drilled into the lowest part of Mount Sharp.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA18607
Added: 2014-09-25

Views: 612

Curiosity Mars Rover's Route from Landing to 'Pahrump Hills'

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the 'Bradbury Landing' location where it landed in August 2012 to the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop where it drilled into the lowest part of Mount Sharp.

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The ridge in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is the rim of a crater near the south polar cap.
The ridge in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is the rim of a crater near the south polar cap.

South Polar Crater

The ridge in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is the rim of a crater near the south polar cap.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18722
Added: 2014-09-25

Views: 169

South Polar Crater

The ridge in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is the rim of a crater near the south polar cap.

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Located on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum, the crater in the center of the this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft has numerous gullies on the inner rim.
Located on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum, the crater in the center of the this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft has numerous gullies on the inner rim.

Terra Sirenum

Located on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum, the crater in the center of the this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft has numerous gullies on the inner rim.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18720
Added: 2014-09-24

Views: 146

Terra Sirenum

Located on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum, the crater in the center of the this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft has numerous gullies on the inner rim.

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The unnamed channels in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located in Terra Cimmeria.
The unnamed channels in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located in Terra Cimmeria.

Terra Cimmeria

The unnamed channels in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located in Terra Cimmeria.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18719
Added: 2014-09-23

Views: 152

Terra Cimmeria

The unnamed channels in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located in Terra Cimmeria.

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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Labou Vallis.
This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Labou Vallis.

Labou Vallis

This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Labou Vallis.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18718
Added: 2014-09-22

Views: 149

Labou Vallis

This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Labou Vallis.

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This image shows an artist concept of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission.
This image shows an artist concept of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission.

MAVEN (Artist's Concept)

This image shows an artist concept of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution MissioN (MAVEN)
Spacecraft: MAVEN
ID#: PIA18811
Added: 2014-09-21

Views: 947

MAVEN (Artist's Concept)

This image shows an artist concept of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission.

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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unusual surface texture. The circular depressions look like swiss cheese.
This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unusual surface texture. The circular depressions look like swiss cheese.

Polar Textures

This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unusual surface texture. The circular depressions look like swiss cheese.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18715
Added: 2014-09-19

Views: 173

Polar Textures

This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unusual surface texture. The circular depressions look like swiss cheese.

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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small part of the south polar cap.
This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small part of the south polar cap.

South Polar Cap

This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small part of the south polar cap.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18714
Added: 2014-09-18

Views: 169

South Polar Cap

This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small part of the south polar cap.

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Spring has arrived at the south pole of Mars. The multitude of layers that make up the cap are readily visible in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
Spring has arrived at the south pole of Mars. The multitude of layers that make up the cap are readily visible in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

South Polar Cap

Spring has arrived at the south pole of Mars. The multitude of layers that make up the cap are readily visible in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18712
Added: 2014-09-17

Views: 170

South Polar Cap

Spring has arrived at the south pole of Mars. The multitude of layers that make up the cap are readily visible in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

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The region shown in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Gigas Sulci.
The region shown in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Gigas Sulci.

Gigas Sulci

The region shown in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Gigas Sulci.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18711
Added: 2014-09-16

Views: 181

Gigas Sulci

The region shown in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Gigas Sulci.

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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Melas Chasma.
This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Melas Chasma.

Melas Chasma

This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Melas Chasma.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18709
Added: 2014-09-15

Views: 166

Melas Chasma

This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Melas Chasma.

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The region of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows several different flow surfaces, including platy and lobate. These flows are part of Daedalia Planum.
The region of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows several different flow surfaces, including platy and lobate. These flows are part of Daedalia Planum.

Volcanic Flow Surfaces

The region of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows several different flow surfaces, including platy and lobate. These flows are part of Daedalia Planum.

Target: Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
ID#: PIA18707
Added: 2014-09-12

Views: 152

Volcanic Flow Surfaces

The region of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows several different flow surfaces, including platy and lobate. These flows are part of Daedalia Planum.

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This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the transition between the 'Murray Formation,' in which layers are poorly expressed and difficult to trace from orbit, and the hematite ridge, which is made up of continuous layers.
This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the transition between the 'Murray Formation,' in which layers are poorly expressed and difficult to trace from orbit, and the hematite ridge, which is made up of continuous layers.

Geological Transition

This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the transition between the 'Murray Formation,' in which layers are poorly expressed and difficult to trace from orbit, and the hematite ridge, which is made up of continuous layers.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA18785
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 535

Geological Transition

This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the transition between the 'Murray Formation,' in which layers are poorly expressed and difficult to trace from orbit, and the hematite ridge, which is made up of continuous layers.

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This image, taken NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows distinct bands of alternating tone and brightness within the 'Murray Formation' on Mars. Outcrops like this are common throughout the formation.
This image, taken NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows distinct bands of alternating tone and brightness within the 'Murray Formation' on Mars. Outcrops like this are common throughout the formation.

Bands on the 'Murray Formation'

This image, taken NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows distinct bands of alternating tone and brightness within the 'Murray Formation' on Mars. Outcrops like this are common throughout the formation.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA18784
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 504

Bands on the 'Murray Formation'

This image, taken NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows distinct bands of alternating tone and brightness within the 'Murray Formation' on Mars. Outcrops like this are common throughout the formation.

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This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows a mesa within the 'Murray Buttes' area on Mars showing a complex fracture pattern (black arrow) protruding from the eroding rock.
This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows a mesa within the 'Murray Buttes' area on Mars showing a complex fracture pattern (black arrow) protruding from the eroding rock.

'Murray Buttes' Mesa

This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows a mesa within the 'Murray Buttes' area on Mars showing a complex fracture pattern (black arrow) protruding from the eroding rock.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA18783
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 577

'Murray Buttes' Mesa

This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows a mesa within the 'Murray Buttes' area on Mars showing a complex fracture pattern (black arrow) protruding from the eroding rock.

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This cross-section graphic provides an interpretation of the geologic relationship between the 'Murray Formation,' the crater floor sediments, and the hematite ridge.
This cross-section graphic provides an interpretation of the geologic relationship between the 'Murray Formation,' the crater floor sediments, and the hematite ridge.

Geologic Cross-Section

This cross-section graphic provides an interpretation of the geologic relationship between the 'Murray Formation,' the crater floor sediments, and the hematite ridge.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
ID#: PIA18782
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 469

Geologic Cross-Section

This cross-section graphic provides an interpretation of the geologic relationship between the 'Murray Formation,' the crater floor sediments, and the hematite ridge.

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This is a map of lower Mount Sharp on Mars, showing the major geologic units identified from orbit. The rocks of the 'Murray Formation,' mapped in green, likely represent the oldest layers of Mount Sharp that NASA's Curiosity rover will explore.
This is a map of lower Mount Sharp on Mars, showing the major geologic units identified from orbit. The rocks of the 'Murray Formation,' mapped in green, likely represent the oldest layers of Mount Sharp that NASA's Curiosity rover will explore.

Map of Lower Mount Sharp

This is a map of lower Mount Sharp on Mars, showing the major geologic units identified from orbit. The rocks of the 'Murray Formation,' mapped in green, likely represent the oldest layers of Mount Sharp that NASA's Curiosity rover will explore.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA18781
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 536

Map of Lower Mount Sharp

This is a map of lower Mount Sharp on Mars, showing the major geologic units identified from orbit. The rocks of the 'Murray Formation,' mapped in green, likely represent the oldest layers of Mount Sharp that NASA's Curiosity rover will explore.

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This mosaic, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the planned route (in yellow) of NASA's Curiosity rover from 'Pahrump Hills' at the base of Mount Sharp, through the 'Murray Formation.'
This mosaic, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the planned route (in yellow) of NASA's Curiosity rover from 'Pahrump Hills' at the base of Mount Sharp, through the 'Murray Formation.'

Curiosity Rover Planned Route

This mosaic, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the planned route (in yellow) of NASA's Curiosity rover from 'Pahrump Hills' at the base of Mount Sharp, through the 'Murray Formation.'

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA18780
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 521

Curiosity Rover Planned Route

This mosaic, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the planned route (in yellow) of NASA's Curiosity rover from 'Pahrump Hills' at the base of Mount Sharp, through the 'Murray Formation.'

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Data from the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity show an unusual enrichment of silicon in the rocks dubbed 'Wildrose' and 'Bonanza King,' relative to other rocks studied at Gale Crater on Mars.
Data from the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity show an unusual enrichment of silicon in the rocks dubbed 'Wildrose' and 'Bonanza King,' relative to other rocks studied at Gale Crater on Mars.

Martian Rocks Rich in Silicon

Data from the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity show an unusual enrichment of silicon in the rocks dubbed 'Wildrose' and 'Bonanza King,' relative to other rocks studied at Gale Crater on Mars.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer
ID#: PIA18479
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 481

Martian Rocks Rich in Silicon

Data from the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity show an unusual enrichment of silicon in the rocks dubbed 'Wildrose' and 'Bonanza King,' relative to other rocks studied at Gale Crater on Mars.

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The 'Bonanza King' rock on Mars, pictured here, was tapped by the drill belonging to NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. The tapping resulted in sand piling up on the rock after drilling, showing the rock was not firmly in place.
The 'Bonanza King' rock on Mars, pictured here, was tapped by the drill belonging to NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. The tapping resulted in sand piling up on the rock after drilling, showing the rock was not firmly in place.

Loose Rock Leads to Incomplete Drilling

The 'Bonanza King' rock on Mars, pictured here, was tapped by the drill belonging to NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. The tapping resulted in sand piling up on the rock after drilling, showing the rock was not firmly in place.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Mastcam
ID#: PIA18478
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 1243

Loose Rock Leads to Incomplete Drilling

The 'Bonanza King' rock on Mars, pictured here, was tapped by the drill belonging to NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. The tapping resulted in sand piling up on the rock after drilling, showing the rock was not firmly in place.

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A swept Martian rock called 'Bonanza King' can be seen in this image take by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover. This rock is located across the boundary that defines the base of Mount Sharp.
A swept Martian rock called 'Bonanza King' can be seen in this image take by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover. This rock is located across the boundary that defines the base of Mount Sharp.

A Bonanza of Clues About Mars

A swept Martian rock called 'Bonanza King' can be seen in this image take by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover. This rock is located across the boundary that defines the base of Mount Sharp.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Mastcam
ID#: PIA18477
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 1174

A Bonanza of Clues About Mars

A swept Martian rock called 'Bonanza King' can be seen in this image take by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover. This rock is located across the boundary that defines the base of Mount Sharp.

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This portion of a color mosaic taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover shows strata exposed along the margins of the valleys in the 'Pahrump Hills' region on Mars.
This portion of a color mosaic taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover shows strata exposed along the margins of the valleys in the 'Pahrump Hills' region on Mars.

Martian Layers Thicker on Top

This portion of a color mosaic taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover shows strata exposed along the margins of the valleys in the 'Pahrump Hills' region on Mars.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Instrument: Mastcam
ID#: PIA18476
Added: 2014-09-11

Views: 1142

Martian Layers Thicker on Top

This portion of a color mosaic taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover shows strata exposed along the margins of the valleys in the 'Pahrump Hills' region on Mars.

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