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Curiosity Snaps Evocative Self Portrait

8 Sep 2012, 19:20 UTC
Curiosity Snaps Evocative Self Portrait
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Image Cation: Curiosity takes Self Portrait on Sol 32 with the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI). Image has been rotated up and enhanced by JPL. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science SystemsCuriosity has snapped an evocative new color self-portrait – and it’s totally unique, being the 1st head shot pose, showing the top of the Remote Sensing Mast (RSM).You’ll notice it’s a bit dusty ! That’s because it was acquired through the transparent dust cover protecting the high resolution Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera positioned on the turret at the end of Curiosity’s 7 foot (2.1 meter) long robotic arm.(...)Read the rest of Curiosity Snaps Evocative Self Portrait (226 words)© Ken Kremer for Universe Today, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: Curiosity, Curiosity Rover, Gale crater, Mars, Mars Rovers, Mount Sharp, MSL, NASA Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh

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