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Posted by on Aug 9, 2012 in Science |

Curiosity sends its first high-resolution images of Mars

Curiosity sends its first high-resolution images of Mars

Curiosity landed on on Monday and immediately began to appear pranksters and conspiracy seekers who commented on the low resolution of the images the transmitting from the Martian surface.

has begun to launch the first high-resolution images of the rover after 8 months trip from Earth, where one can appreciate the Gale Crater where the Mars Science Laboratory at the moment.

The images were taken from the navigation cameras Curiosity at the top of the rover, where each has a viewing angle of 45° and which is used by engineers and scientists lead the machine while it travels over the surface.

There are 360 degree panoramic shots, also soil is below the rover and even a picture from above of himself, as if to take his picture Facebook profile from the bathroom of her home.

Link: Curiosity sends back first full-resolution images (CNET)

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