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Curiosity sends back high-resolution color images of Mars (5)

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

This image is a 3-D view behind NASA's Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT). The images were captured by the rover's front Hazard-Avoidance cameras at full resolution 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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(Editor:陈丽丹、姚春)

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