NASA Curiosity rover snaps stunning panorama of Mars surface

NASA”s Curiosity rover has captured its highest-resolution panorama yet of the Martian surface — containing 1.8 billion pixels.

Composed of more than 1,000 images taken during the 2019 Thanksgiving holiday and carefully assembled over the ensuing months, the composite contains 1.8 billion pixels of Martian landscape, NASA”s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said in a statement.

The rover”s Mast Camera, or Mastcam, relied on its medium-angle lens to also produce a lower-resolution, nearly 650-million-pixel panorama that includes the rover”s deck and robotic arm.

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