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Amazing New Mars Photos by Curiosity Rover (Mission Week 4)

Wiggle in the Gravel

NASA/ JPL-Caltech

Engineers wiggled the wheels as a test of the rover's steering and anticipate before embarking on Curiosity's first drive. This image was taken by one of Curiosity's Navigation cameras on Aug. 21.

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