NASA’s Curiosity Rover Sends ‘Mineral-Rich’ Postcard from Mars

This dramatic view looking toward the higher regions of Mount Sharp, a 3-mile (5 km) peak at the center of Red Planet’s Gale Crater, was taken on September 9 by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity. In the foreground – approximately two miles (3 km) from Curiosity – is a long ridge rich in a mineral called [...] —> Read More