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A Billion Pixel Panorama: Red and Brilliant Photos from the Mars Rover

Rodrigo Mejia

NASA has just released an interactive billion-pixel view of Mars as Curiosity, the intrepid robotic rover, begins its slow-roll to the base of Mount Sharp some 5 miles in the distance. The rover is nearly half way through its original mission length of 2 years, though its operation time has since been given an indefinite extension. Take a moment and see what one of the greatest feats of the century looks like.

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