This view was created using three-dimensional information from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, which flew on NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor orbiter. The vertical dimension is not exaggerated. Color information is based on general Mars color characteristics. Credit: NASA

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has begun driving from its landing site, which scientists have named for the late author Ray Bradbury. Bradbury inspired generations with his stories, including tales of life on Mars

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