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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-23 Mars Hubble Space Telescope
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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This synthesized composite of NASA Hubble Space Telescope images captures the positions of comet Siding Spring and Mars in a never-before-seen close passage of a comet by the Red Planet.
PIA17802:
Close Encounters: Comet Siding Spring Seen Next to Mars (Synthesized Image)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows eroded materials on the floor of Candor Chasma.
PIA18756:
Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-23 Mars MAVEN
Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph
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NASA's MAVEN spacecraft obtained this ultraviolet image of hydrogen surrounding comet Siding Spring on Oct. 17, 2014, two days before the comet's closest approach to Mars.
PIA18619:
MAVEN Ultraviolet Image of Comet Siding Spring's Hydrogen Coma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a field of sand dunes located on the floor of this unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. Several gullies dissect the northern rim of the crater.
PIA18755:
Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The linear depression in the center of this image captured by NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft is a graben - a fault bounded block of material. The graben crosses the crater and ejecta in the middle of the image.
PIA18754:
Sirenum Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-20 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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These images were taken of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Oct. 19, 2014, during the comet's close flyby of Mars and the spacecraft.
PIA18618:
First Resolved Image of a Long-Period Comet's Nucleus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-20 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This two-image blink shows a comparison of two exposure times in images from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity showing comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring as it flew near Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
PIA18617:
Mars Rover Opportunity's View of Comet (Blink of Two Exposures) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-20 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Researchers used the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity to capture this view of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring as it flew near Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
PIA18592:
Mars Rover Opportunity's View of Passing Comet (Short Exposure)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-20 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Researchers used the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity to capture this view of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring as it flew near Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
PIA18591:
Mars Rover Opportunity's View of Passing Comet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Lava flows of Daedalia Planum can be seen at the top and bottom portions of this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft. The ridge and linear depression in the central part of the image are part of Mangala Fossa, a fault bounded graben.
PIA18753:
Faults and Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows lava flows near Arsia Mons.
PIA18751:
Lava Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-16 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This stereo vista from NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity shows 'Wdowiak Ridge,' from left foreground to center, as part of a northward look. You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA18616:
Opportunity's Northward View of 'Wdowiak Ridge' (Stereo)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-16 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This north-looking vista from NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity shows 'Wdowiak Ridge,' from left foreground to center. This version is presented in false color, which enhances visibility of the rover's wheel tracks at right.
PIA18615:
Opportunity's Northward View of 'Wdowiak Ridge' (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-16 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This vista from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows 'Wdowiak Ridge,' from left foreground to center, as part of a northward look with the rover's tracks visible at right.
PIA18614:
Opportunity's Northward View of 'Wdowiak Ridge'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the floor of Candor Chasma.
PIA18750:
Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Most surface ice on Mars is temporary. The polar layered deposits are thick stacks of permanent water ice at each pole, and the South Polar residual cap may be a permanent (although dynamic) layer of carbon dioxide ice as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissanc
PIA18832:
Perennial Frost in a Crater on the Northern Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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In the northern section of this from image NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, we see flat terrain that is probably an ancient lava field. These dust avalanches are common in dust-covered regions on Mars.
PIA18831:
A Collection of Landforms in Eastern Elysium Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Melas Chasma is the widest segment of the Valles Marineris canyon, and is an area where NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has detected the presence of sulfates.
PIA18830:
Mounds of Layered Material on the West Edge of Melas Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The objective of this observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is to examine a light-toned deposit in a region of what is called 'chaotic terrain' at the base of the Valles Marineris canyon system.
PIA18829:
A Light Toned Deposit in Arsinoes Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the north wall of Valles Marineris near Melas Chasma.
PIA18745:
Valles Marineris
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-14 Mars Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph
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Three views of an escaping atmosphere around Mars, obtained by NASA's MAVEN's Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph, are shown here.
PIA18613:
Ultraviolet Views of Martian Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a region of plateaus and depressions near the south polar cap.
PIA18744:
South Polar Features
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a region near Memnonia Sulci, which has been eroded by the wind to form linear ridges called yardangs. The two prominent directions of wind are recorded by the two directions of the ridges.
PIA18743:
Yardangs
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the caldera at the summit of Arsia Mons.
PIA18742:
Arsia Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-09 Mars 1000x1000x3
Comet Siding Spring will have a close approach to Mars on Oct. 19, 2014. This artist's concept shows people in the Southern Hemisphere where to look for Mars in the night sky. Mars and the comet may be visible with binoculars.
PIA18612:
View of Comet Siding Spring from Southern Hemisphere (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-09 Mars 2560x1600x3
This artist's concept shows NASA's Mars orbiters lining up behind the Red Planet for their 'duck and cover' maneuver to shield them from comet dust that may result from the close flyby of comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1) on Oct. 19, 2014.
PIA18611:
Mars Orbiters 'Duck and Cover' for Comet Siding Spring Flyby (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This region of linear, intersecting ridges near the south pole is called Angustus Labyrinthus, as shown in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA18741:
Angustus Labyrinthus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of Daedalia Planum, a huge region of volcanic flows south of Arsia Mons.
PIA18740:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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While yesterday's image showed a texture of oval depressions (swiss cheese), this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a linear surface texture of the south polar cap. This texture is described as looking like a thumbprint.
PIA18736:
South Polar Textures
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is of the south pole and shows a surface with numerous oval depressions. This texture has been described as looking like swiss cheese.
PIA18733:
South Polar Textures
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is of Apollineris Mons, which shows erosion of the materials on it's southern flank.
PIA18732:
Apollinaris Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Hebes Chasma.
PIA18731:
Hebes Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows both dome and barchan dunes in a small sand dune field on the floor of Newton Crater, an approximately 300 kilometer (130 mile) wide crater in the Southern hemisphere of Mars.
PIA18820:
Dome and Barchan Dunes in Newton Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows bright and dark slope streaks in craters in the Arabia Terra region.
PIA18819:
Bright Slope Streaks in Arabia Terra
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Nili Patera is a region on Mars in which dunes and ripples are moving rapidly. HiRISE continues to monitor this area every couple of months to see changes over seasonal and annual time scales as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18818:
Continual Dune and Ripple Migration in Nili Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Oxia Planum is broad clay-bearing surface between Mawrth and Ares Vallis that has been proposed as a future landing site on Mars. This image is from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18817:
Possible Future Mars Landing Site in Oxia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft spans from Tithonium Chasma (top of image) to Ius Chasma (bottom of image).
PIA18729:
Valles Marineris
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows dark slope streaks on the inner rim of an unnamed crater in Amazonis Planitia.
PIA18728:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows layering in the south polar cap.
PIA18727:
South Pole Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft spans Candor Chasma.
PIA18724:
Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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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.
PIA18610:
Resistant Features in 'Pahrump Hills' Outcrop
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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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.
PIA18609:
First Sampling Hole in Mount Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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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.
PIA18608:
Curiosity Mars Rover's Approach to 'Pahrump Hills'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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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.
PIA18607:
Curiosity Mars Rover's Route from Landing to 'Pahrump Hills'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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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.
PIA18722:
South Polar Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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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.
PIA18720:
Terra Sirenum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The unnamed channels in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located in Terra Cimmeria.
PIA18719:
Terra Cimmeria
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Labou Vallis.
PIA18718:
Labou Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-21 Mars MAVEN
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This image shows an artist concept of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission.
PIA18811:
MAVEN (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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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.
PIA18715:
Polar Textures
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small part of the south polar cap.
PIA18714:
South Polar Cap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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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.
PIA18712:
South Polar Cap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The region shown in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Gigas Sulci.
PIA18711:
Gigas Sulci
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Melas Chasma.
PIA18709:
Melas Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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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.
PIA18707:
Volcanic Flow Surfaces
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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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.
PIA18785:
Geological Transition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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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.
PIA18784:
Bands on the 'Murray Formation'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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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.
PIA18783:
'Murray Buttes' Mesa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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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.
PIA18782:
Geologic Cross-Section
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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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.
PIA18781:
Map of Lower Mount Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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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.'
PIA18780:
Curiosity Rover Planned Route
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer
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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.
PIA18479:
Martian Rocks Rich in Silicon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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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.
PIA18478:
Loose Rock Leads to Incomplete Drilling
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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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.
PIA18477:
A Bonanza of Clues About Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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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.
PIA18476:
Martian Layers Thicker on Top
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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The route of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover up the slopes of Mount Sharp on Mars is indicated in yellow in this image. The rover's current position is marked with a star. This new route provides excellent access to many features in the 'Murray Formation.'
PIA18475:
Curiosity's Next Steps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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This topography map shows a portion of the Gale Crater region on Mars, where NASA's Mars Curiosity rover landed on August 6, 2014. The rover (marked with a star) is currently headed toward 'Pahrump Hills.'
PIA18474:
Slopes of Mount Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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This image from NASA's Mars Curiosity rover shows the 'Amargosa Valley,' on the slopes leading up to Mount Sharp on Mars. The rover is headed toward the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop.
PIA18473:
Curiosity Marches Onward and Upward
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the western flank of Pavonis Mons.
PIA18706:
Pavonis Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Lava flows south of Arsia Mons in Daedalia Planum transition from younger flows with elongated, sinuous morphologies to the northeast, to older, broader lobes and sheet flows to the southwest. This image is from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18807:
Overlapping Lobate Lava Flows in Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The tropics of Mars are commonly littered with small bright ripples that were somehow shaped by the wind. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter might provide a valuable clue to the formation of transverse aeolian ridges (TARs) elsewhere on Mars.
PIA18806:
Banded TARs in Iapygia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Vinogradov, an old, 224-kilometer diameter, heavily degraded impact crater in southern Margaritifer Terra.
PIA18805:
Mysterious Light-Toned Deposit in Vinogradov Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Eridania is the name of topographically enclosed basin located in the Southern highlands of Mars that has been suggested to be the site of a large ancient lake or inland sea. This image is from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18804:
Chaos in Eridania Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of Aeolis Mensae, a complex region of hills, plateaus and graben.
PIA18705:
Aeolis Mensae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-09 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This stereo 3D scene from the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity looks back toward part of the west rim of Endeavour Crater that the rover drove along, heading southward, during the summer of 2014.
PIA18606:
Rover's Tracks in Stereo View Along Rim of Endeavour Crater
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Panoramic Camera
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This false-color scene from the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity looks back toward part of the west rim of Endeavour Crater that the rover drove along, heading southward, during the summer of 2014.
PIA18605:
Rover Tracks in Northward View Along West Rim of Endeavour, False Color
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Panoramic Camera
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This scene from the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity looks back toward part of the west rim of Endeavour Crater that the rover drove along, heading southward, during the summer of 2014.
PIA18604:
Rover Tracks in Northward View Along West Rim of Endeavour
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The hills in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are part of Avernus Colles.
PIA18704:
Avernus Colles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Ma'adim Vallis, which is a large channel that enters Gusev Crater from the south.
PIA18703:
Ma'adim Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The lava flows in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located on the eastern flank of Olympus Mons.
PIA18702:
Olympus Mons
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The hills and ridges at the top of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are part of Nilus Mensae, which is part of the complex Kasei Valles channels.
PIA18700:
Nilus Mensae
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows sand dunes on the floor of an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra.
PIA18698:
Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the summit caldera of Pavonis Mons.
PIA18697:
Pavonis Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The lava flows and channel in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located on the eastern margin of Olympus Mons.
PIA18696:
Lava Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-29 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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NASA's Mars rover Opportunity captured this view southward just after completing a 338-foot (103-meter) southward drive, in reverse, on Aug. 10, 2014. The foreground of this view from the rover's Navcam includes the rear portion of the rover's deck.
PIA18598:
Opportunity's Rear-Facing View Ahead After a Drive
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows dark slope streaks in an unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea. These features are believed to be formed by material moving downslope, removing the dust cover and revealing darker material.
PIA18694:
Dark Slope Streaks
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Ares Vallis.
PIA18693:
Ares Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This recent image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, acquired to certify a landing site for NASA'a InSight mission, shows a distinctive crater with a very sharp rim and ejecta.
PIA18776:
A New Impact Crater Near NASA's InSight Landing Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This mantle observed by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is thought to be deposited as snow during periods when the angle of the tilt of Mars' rotational axis-called obliquity-is much higher, which last happened around 10 million years ago.
PIA18775:
Mantled Terrain in the Southern Mid-Latitudes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This crater captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has a strange appearance, as if the crater has feet with toes sticking out of two sides, likely caused by a highly oblique impact event.
PIA18774:
Weird Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is of an area called Aram Dorsum (also known by its old name, Oxia Palus) that has been suggested for the 2018/2020 ExoMars Rover because it contains an ancient, exhumed alluvial system.
PIA18773:
A Possible Landing Site in Aram Dorsum for the ExoMars Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Ravi Vallis.
PIA18691:
Ravi Vallis
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a landslide deposit within a complex crater (note the ejecta to the top and bottom of the image). There is a smaller complex crater on the ejecta to the north of the larger crater.
PIA18690:
Landslide
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The dunes in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are part of Olympia Undae.
PIA18688:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-22 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Hazcam (MSL)
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This image from the front Hazcam on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the rover's drill in place during a test of whether the rock beneath it, 'Bonanza King,' would be an acceptable target for drilling to collect a sample.
PIA18603:
Candidate Drilling Target on Mars Doesn't Pass Exam
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows this unnamed crater has gullies along the inner rim and dunes on the crater floor.
PIA18685:
Crater Dunes and Gullies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The channel-like features at the bottom of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are part of Galaxias Fossae.
PIA18684:
Galaxias Fossae
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The streamlined islands in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are part of Marte Vallis.
PIA18682:
Marte Vallis
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The sinuous channel at the bottom of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is called Anio Valles.
PIA18680:
Anio Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-18 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used the Dust Removal Tool on its robotic arm to brush aside reddish, more-oxidized dust, revealing a gray patch of less-oxidized rock material at a target called 'Bonanza King,' visible from the rover's Mastcam.
PIA18602:
Curiosity's Brushwork on Martian 'Bonanza King' Target
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