|What's that on the horizon?
The light peak is
Mt. Sharp -- an
of the Curiosity rover.
The above image mosaic was taken from
Bradbury Landing, the
landing spot of Curiosity,
and shows in the foreground the rover's extended
Curiosity's is already
on the move
crossing the intermediate gravel field toward an
terrain feature named
has also already started analyzing its surroundings by
zapping a nearby rock
with its laser to analyze the chemical composition of the resulting gas plume.
If life ever existed on Mars it might well have been here in Gale crater,
with the Curiosity rover being humanity's current best chance to
find what remains.
Additional Mosaic Processing:
Kenneth Kremer & Marco Di Lorenzo