PIA15994: Curiosity's Early Views of Mars
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Curiosity
Product Size: 1022 x 767 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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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 Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Image Addition Date:
2012-08-07