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Stunning Image of Mars' Mount Sharp and Gale Crater --NASA's Curiosity Mission Destination

The NASA image shows the region around Gale Crater, which Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover is currently exploring. This mosaic is made from Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images used to pick out distinct surface mineralogies. Here pink indicates wind-blown...
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