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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.

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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