Editor’s note: NASA’s Curiosity Rover is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars on the evening of Aug. 5/6, 2012. (Read more here: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/index.html). In honor of this historic event, here are some breathtaking stills of the Red Planet.
Image caption: Image of exposed rock laters on Mars, seen by the MRO Mars High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment in the Argyre Region.
Image credit: NASA