Leicester Uni land on Mars

The University of Leicester is involved in a NASA project which has landed a spacecraft on Mars called Curiosity.

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Latest photographs from Mars Curiosity rover

The base of Mount Sharp on Mars Credit: Nasa
Landing site and highest point of Mount Sharp Credit: Nasa
Geological layers at the base of Mount Sharp Credit: Nasa
The traces left after a 70 foot (21 metre) journey at end of August Credit: Nasa

The Curiosity rover is the largest and most advanced spacecraft ever sent to another planet. Dr John Bridges from the University of Leicester is leading a team of scientists working on the project.

More photographs are available on the Mars Curiosity website.

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