Gale Crater: Future home of Mars Rover Curiosity
The Curiosity rover itself won't stray too far from its landing spot. Over the planned two (Earth) years of its mission, it is expected to travel a modest 12 miles or so. But that may be the most significant 12 miles ever traveled in planetary exploration. To mark the occasion of Curiosity's arrival, this slideshow brings you a collection of stunning images from all around Mars.
July 31, 2012 8:23 AM PDT
Photo by: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU
| Caption by: James Martin
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