A Set of Blast Marks in Color, Right Side

August 9, 2012

This cut-out from a color panorama image taken by NASA's Curiosity rover shows the effects of the descent stage's rocket engines blasting the ground. It comes from the right side of the thumbnail panorama obtained by Curiosity's Mast Camera. (See PIA16029.)

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NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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