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Curiosity sends back high-resolution color images of Mars (4)

People's Daily Online)  13:16, August 29, 2012

This image is a 3-D view in front of NASA's Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT). The image is cropped but part of Mount Sharp, a peak that is about 3.4 miles high, is still visible rising above the terrain. This image was captured shortly after the rover landed. (Photo/NASA)

NASA releases high-resolution color pictures of a mountain on Mars on Aug. 28, 2012. These photos were taken on Aug. 23, by the Mars rover Curiosity which landed on the red planet earlier this month.

Scientists have predicted that Curiosity could find some kind of organic compound on Mars, which was set to be the most important mission of the Martian rover.

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