January 16, 2021
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NASA Curiosity rover has spent 3,000 days on Mars — here are some of its greatest achievements – Fox News

NASA’s Curiosity rover just celebrated its 3,000th day on Mars by taking a remarkable picture of the Red Planet.
The rover, which landed on the Martian surface on Aug. 6, 2012, took the image of the Gale Crater, including Mount Sharp, the massive mountain located inside the crater. In a statement accompanying the accomplishment, NASA said there were a “series of rock ‘benches'” seen in the image that surprised scientists.
“Our science team is excited to figure out how they formed and what they mean…

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