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First Picture From the Curiosity Rover and the Surface of Mars

It Came From Outer Space

Take a moment to see, in simulation, what just happened millions of miles away because of human ingenuity.

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Here’s the Curiosity Rover, safe, sound, and transmitting data from the surface of Mars, photographing its own shadow:

Currently NASA websites are being battered by folks trying to join in the celebration. Tomorrow morning, we can rest assured, there will be even more from the Red Planet.

(via @MarsCuriosity.)

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