NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover has taken the first high-resolution images of the martian moons Phobos and Deimos as they passed in front of the Sun. The images were taken by the vehicle’s Mast Camera as Curiosity continues on its journey to its first science destination area, dubbed Glenelg. Although images of the two moons have been taken previously from the surface, this is the first time pictures of such high resolution have been obtained. They will allow scientists to ...


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