|What if you saw your shadow on Mars and it wasn't human?
Then you might be the robotic
Curiosity landed in
Gale Crater last August and has been busy looking for signs of ancient running water and clues that Mars could once have harbored life.
Curiosity has taken a wide panorama that includes its own shadow in the direction opposite the Sun.
was taken in November from a location dubbed Point Lake, although no water presently exists there.
Curiosity has already discovered several indications of
dried streambeds on Mars, and is scheduled to continue its exploration by climbing nearby
Mt. Sharp over the next few years.