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Mars rover sends back 360-degree image of crater it’s in

PASADENA, Calif. — The photo-snapping rover Curiosity returned another postcard from Mars on Thursday — the first 360-degree color panorama of Gale Crater.

Scientists admired the sweeping vista. In the distance was the base of Mount Sharp, a 3-mile-high mountain, where the six-wheel rover is eventually supposed to go.

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