Mars Rover Curiosity Checks Out Her Surroundings

NASA’s Mars Curiosity is healthy as it continues to familiarize itself with its new home in Gale Crater and check out its systems. The rover continues to transmit images from its onboard cameras, while NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has also returned spectacular images of Curiosity’s landing and its new site, depicting the rover, parachute, backshell, heat shield and descent stage on the surface of Mars.

Source: NASA Television

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