Mars Curiosity celebrates year presence on the Red Planet – and that on this occasion we can admire another selfie, made ​​by the sympathetic invention. Weight images, the magnitude of the data for research and growing interest in the mission resulted in the following selfie Curiosity Mars rovers.

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Curiosity is the first self-propelled probes sent to Mars, which sends the self-portraits with such frequency. Indeed, previous generations of rovers also liked to capture, while in Curiosity starts already seem to self-admiration. Curiosity is equipped with a total of 17 cameras, 12 of which works as a measuring device, and 5 is the actual recording of photographs. The most important are Mastcamy, which range cameras with focal lengths of 100 and 34 mm, so that we can see the surface of the Red Planet in color and high resolution. Not without significance is also camera MAHLI (Mars Hand Lens Imager), which is responsible, among others, for macro photography. Source: NASA