Curiosity Rover Beams GIF Back to Earth

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1. Sunset on Mars

NASA demonstrated Curiosity’s wiggle capabilities Tuesday with a GIF showing the rover’s wheels twisting in the Mars dirt.

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Curiosity's first drive on the Red Planet will happen in the next few days, making the wheels test a bit like warm-up.

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Image courtesy of NASA

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1. Sunset on Mars

"On May 19, 2005, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured this stunning view as the Sun sank below the rim of Gusev crater on Mars. This Panoramic Camera mosaic was taken around 6:07 in the evening of the rover's 489th Martian day, or sol." Image courtesy of NASA/JPL/Texas A&M/Cornell

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