Curiosity Prepares to Set Forth From Base Camp At Last

"After ten months of studying a small patch of Mars half a mile from its landing point, NASA’s Curiosity rover pulls up stakes, packs its bags and prepares to set forth on a trek to reach the base of Mount Sharp, a layered mound of Martian geologic history with secrets just waiting to be discovered."

Read more from Ben Burress of Chabot Space and Science Center.

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    I think this is a conception of after it landed but before the head was raised.
  3. avarenity reblogged this from kqedscience and added:
    Curiosity bby, where’s your head?
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    I can’t wait to see what it finds :3
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