PIA15991: Curiosity Color Close-Up upon Landing
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Product Size: 717 x 546 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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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 Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Image Addition Date:
2012-08-07