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Curiosity sends back high-resolution color images of Mars (7)

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

This self-portrait shows the deck of NASA's Curiosity rover from the rover's Navigation camera. The full-resolution images, taken from 360 degrees around the rover, are displayed here as a polar projection. (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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