This image shows the landing site of NASA's Curiosity rover and destinations scientists want to investigate.
Martian Treasure Map
A Whole New World for Curiosity
This color-enhanced view shows the terrain around the rover's landing site within Gale Crater on Mars.
This image shows the quadrangle where NASA's Curiosity rover landed, now called Yellowknife.
Gravel-Covered Martian Surface
This full-resolution color image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows the gravel-covered surface of Mars. It was taken by the Mars Descent Imager (MARDI) several minutes after Curiosity touched down on Mars.
Curiosity Spotted on Parachute by Orbiter
NASA's Curiosity rover and its parachute were spotted by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as Curiosity descended to the surface on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT).
Curiosity's Heat Shield in View
This color thumbnail image was obtained by NASA's Curiosity rover during its descent to the surface of Mars on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT).