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Wheel scuff mark made by Curiosity to expose fresh soil for collection (Image: NASA/JPL-Ca...

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity cut a wheel scuff mark into a wind-formed ripple at the "Rocknest" site to give researchers a better opportunity to examine the particle-size distribution of the material forming the ripple.

Curiosity Lays Its First Tracks on Mars [PICS]

Curiosity Lays Its First Tracks on Mars [PICS]

After three weeks of preparations, the car-sized Mars Curiosity rover started making tracks on the Red Planet on Wednesday. In a press conference, NASA revealed a panorama .

Looking Back at Tracks from Sol 24 Drive. NASA's Mars rover Curiosity drove about 70 feet (about 21 meters) on the mission's 21st Martian day, or sol (Aug. 30, 2012) and then took images with its Navigation Camera that are combined into this scene, which inclues the fresh tracks. The view is centered toward the west-northwest.

NASA's Curiosity rover has taken yet another astonishing photograph of the Martian landscape, this time capturing its own small effect on the planet's surface. In a composite image released.

Mars Rover Curiosity: Wheel-Gazing Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science SystemsThis view of the three left wheels of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines two images that were taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 34th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Sept. 9, 2012). In the distance is the lower slope of Mount Sharp.

This view of the three left wheels of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines two images that were taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Sept.

The movement of rear right wheel of NASA's Curiosity as rover drivers turn the wheels in place at the landing site on Mars

Curiosity rover explores Mars

NASA's Curiosity Studies Mars Surroundings, Nears Drive. This set of images shows the movement of the rear right wheel of NASA's Curiosity as rover drivers turned the wheels in place at the landing site on Mars.

Curiosity self portrait of a mosaic of images

A mosaic of images from the Curiosity rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager shows the rover's camera mast and deck. The pictures were taken on Oct. 31 during operations at a Martian sampling site known as Rocknest

Curiosity Rover's First Christmas on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity spent its first Christmas on Mars exploring "Grandma's House," part of the Yellowknife Bay region of its Gale crater landing site.

The Curiosity Rover landed on Mars to  conduct research.

The Curiosity Rover landed on Mars to conduct research. World Space Week "Exploring Mars, Discovering Earth"

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Belly Check for Curiosity. This view of the lower front and underbelly areas of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity was taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Sept.

NASA Curiosity Rover

A NASA Mars Science Laboratory test rover called the Vehicle System Test Bed, or VSTB, serves as the closest double for Curiosity in evaluations of the mission's hardware and software. Testing Precision of Movement of Curiosity's Robotic Arm

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