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After 11 years on Mars, Curiosity continues to climb the slopes of Mount Sharp

After 11 years on Mars, Curiosity continues to climb the slopes of Mount Sharp

Published by NASASpaceflight on 08/05/2023

On Aug. 6, 2012, NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission, comprised of the new Curiosity rover, officially began when Curiosity was successfully lowered onto the Martian surface via a first-of-its-kind skycrane. Curiosity‘s landing location was at the base of Mount Sharp (officially referred to as Aeolis Mons) in Gale Crater — a 3.5 billion-year-old crater that scientists believe was once a lake.

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Judy & Ken O' Neill
Judy & Ken O' Neill
10 months ago

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