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Curiosity sends back high-resolution color images of Mars (6)

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

This is the first image taken by the Navigation cameras on NASA's Curiosity rover. It shows the shadow of the rover's now-upright mast in the center, and the arm's shadow at left. The arm itself can be seen in the foreground. (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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