Mt Sharp, Mars taken yesteryear Curiosity, Aug. 27 2012
This image, shown on the cover, is a turning betoken for Mars exploration. This is non the Mars of Viking, Pathfinder, Opportunity, Spirit, or Phoenix. Mars is similar a shot visibly a planet amongst dramatic outcrops of sedimentary stone that tape a complex geological history. It is a planet amongst landscapes every bit spectacular every bit Earth’s ain national parks – places to larn for their beauty alone. Mount Sharp is to a greater extent than beautiful than whatever of us imagined.
…the public has a novel sentiment of Mars – i of spectacular, inspiring beauty.