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Amazing Mars Photos by NASA's Curiosity Rover (Latest Images)

Curiosity Rover Photographs Martian Solar Eclipse

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems/Texas A&M Univ.

This set of three images taken three seconds apart by NASA's Curiosity rover shows the larger of Mars' two moons, Phobos, passing in front of the sun on Aug. 20, 2013. [Read the Full Story Here]

Curiosity Drives Solo for First Time

NASA/JPL-Caltech

This mosaic of images from the Navigation Camera (Navcam) on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows the scene from the rover's position on the 376th Martian day, or sol, of the mission (Aug. 27, 2013). The images were taken right after Curiosity completed the first drive during which it used autonomous navigation on unknown ground. [Read the Full Story]

Curiosity Rover's Road to Mount Sharp

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity left the "Glenelg" area on July 4, 2013, for the base of Mount Sharp. As of Aug. 27, 2013, Curiosity had driven about 0.86 mile since leaving Glenelg, with about 4.46 miles remaining to get to the entry point. [Read the Full Story]

Two Moons of Mars in One Enhanced View

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems/Texas A&M Univ.

This view of the two moons of Mars comes from a set of images taken by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity as the larger moon, Phobos, passed in front of the smaller one, Deimos, from Curiosity's perspective, on Aug. 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Before and After Occultation of Deimos by Phobos

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems/Texas A&M Univ.

These six images from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity show the two moons of Mars moments before (left three) and after (right three) the larger moon, Phobos, occulted Deimos on Aug. 1, 2013. On each side, the top image is earlier in time than the ones beneath it. [Read the Full Story]

Illustration Comparing Apparent Sizes of Mars' Moons

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems/Texas A&M Univ.

This illustration provides a comparison for how big the moons of Mars appear to be, as seen from the surface of Mars, in relation to the size that Earth's moon appears to be when seen from the surface of Earth. Deimos, at far left, and Phobos, beside it, are shown together as they actually were photographed by the Mast Camera (Mastcam) NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Aug. 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Curiosity Rover's Longest Drive Yet

NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

This image captured by Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager camera looks toward the south, showing a portion of Mount Sharp and a band of dark dunes in front of the mountain. The photo was taken on the 340th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars, shortly after Curiosity finished a 329-foot drive on that sol. Image released on July 23, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Curiosity Rover Drives 1 Kilometer on Mars

NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover captured this image with its left front Hazard-Avoidance Camera (Hazcam) just after completing a drive that took the mission's total driving distance past the 1 kilometer (0.62 mile) mark. Image released July 17, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Curiosity Rover Heads Toward Mount Sharp

NASA/JPL-Caltech

This view from the left Navigation Camera of NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity looks back at wheel tracks made during the robot's first drive toward Mount Sharp on July 4, 2013. The base of Mount Sharp, which lies about 5 miles away, is Curiosity's main destination. [Read the Full Story]

Curiosity Image of Mars Moonrise

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The tiny Mars moon Phobos (circled) rises into the Red Planet sky in this image captured on June 28, 2013 by NASA's Curiosity rover. [Read the Full Story]

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