Curiosity turns its Mars Hand Lens Imager (#MAHLI) on itself and takes 57 images to create this selfie on Sol 1228 (2016-01-19). Curiosity is located at a dark-sand dune called 'Namib', located within the greater "Bagnold Dune Field". Images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (#MRO) indicate that
Curiosity arrived at this active sand dune named "Gobabeb", which is part of a larger dune field known as "Bagnold". The dunes are being sampled to understand how Mars' reduced atmosphere and gravity (in comparison to Earth) affect the blowing and sorting of sand. This image was taken by the Right-s
These are the types of obstacles that #Curiosity navigates around when planning the route to its next objective. This image was taken with the Left-side #NavCam on Sol 1158 (2015-11-09 01:52:00 UTC). Instagram contrast enhanced photo.