From Discovery News’ Irene Klotz (who is currently at NASA JPL):

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover sent back its first high-resolution pictures from its new home inside Gale Crater, offering a stunning view of the towering Mount Sharp. The three-mile-high mound — taller than any mountain in the continental United States — is Curiosity’s ultimate destination, a site that scientists believe may harbor evidence of habitats that could support life.


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