Space & Tech News: New Rover Pictures Show Mars Crater "Like Mojave Desert"
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© 2012 National Geographic; video and images courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech
New Rover Pictures Show Mars Crater "Like Mojave Desert"
August 9, 2012—New images from the Mars Curiosity rover show a crater looking like the Mojave Desert, according to a NASA scientist. The rover's cameras also reveal indentations on the pebbly surface, likely created by the spacecraft's landing thruster jets.