CURIOSITY ROVER TOOK REALLY INCREDIBLE PICTURES OF THE MARTIAN SURFACE

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Curiosity rover has been travelling to the lower part of Mount Sharp on Marian surface, and the rover just shared some color images that provide us extraordinary sights of the bizarre rock formations on the Red Planet. As you can see from the images posted here in article, Mars seems to be strangely familiar, and it has acquired scientist’s attention. Curiosity project scientist, Ashwin Vasavada said that, "Curiosity's science team has been thrilled to go on this road trip through a bit of the American desert Southwest on Mars."

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
These images were taken by the rover in the Murray Buttes area on the lower planes of Mount Sharp, which makes the central peak inside Mars’s colossal Gale crater. As the name suggests, the Murray Buttes area is occupied with formations called buttes and mesas, which are like minor, rocky uplands rising up from the mountain slope.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
These were formed over millions of years due to corrosion and weathering, buttes appears to be tall, flat-topped and steep-sided seems to form from bigger plateaus or mesas. 

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Curiosity Rover has been travelling through the Murray Buttes area of Mount Sharp for over a month and it is now prepared to move on and travel to the higher parts the mountain but not before it finishes its newest drilling crusade on the southernmost butte of the area.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
So take a good look at these images and remember that this is Mars and its 140 million miles (225 million km) away from us (Earth).

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