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This is a picture from the Curiosity Rover on Mars showing Earth from the perspective of Mars. You are looking at your home from the perspective of another planet.

Our Little Guy, the Curiosity Rover, Takes a Self-Portrait on Mars

On Sol 84 (Oct. 31, 2012), NASA's Curiosity rover used the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) to capture this set of 55 high-resolution images, which were stitched together to create this full-color self-portrait. The mosaic shows the rover at "Rocknest," the spot in Gale Crater where the mission's first scoop sampling took place. Four scoop scars can be seen in the regolith in front of the rover.

Check out these 10 cool facts about the Mars Curiosity Rover and see what makes this rover's mission so critical to the search for water and life.

12 Infographics about... Curiosity on Mars

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