NASA shares Curiosity's selfie, Mars' blue sunset image

February 25, 2015 6:56 PM

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NASA shares Curiosity's selfie, Mars' blue sunset image

The latest self-portrait, shared online by NASA on Wednesday, features the rover atop Mars' Mount Sharp. The rover is featured (unsurprisingly) front and center. But surrounding the robot are geological features and evidence of scientific tests completed.

The annotated version of the rover's selfie highlights the surrounding points of scientific interest, labeling the neighboring hills, cliffs, rocks, peaks and crater rims. Also noted is the rover's previously executed "scuff test," which provided mineral evidence of a time when water likely filled t...

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